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Sunday, January 2, 2101

American Idiot Seattle | Paramount Theatre by Admin

From the band that spawned the songs ‘Boulevard of Broken Dreams’, ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’, ‘American Idiot’ and ’21 Guns’, the Pulitzer Prize winning composer of …

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Las Vegas Supports Performing Arts by Admin

Vegas still maintains its status as a hotspot for Broadway musicals, theatrical plays, and live entertainment. Although Performing Arts doesn’t appeal as largely to today’s youth in rela…

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Butler by Admin

  Playwright Richard Strand’s Butler is an outstanding, captivating, important play about race relations – part historical drama and part biography. In wake of the 2016 summer shoot…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Conversation with Carla Ching by Admin

  Carla Ching is in full LA-mode: she calls us from the car in – you guessed it – immense traffic. She was rolling into a spacing rehearsal for her newest play, The Two Kids That Bl…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

A Conversation with Jocelyn Bioh by Admin

  Jocelyn Bioh plays William Hawkins in Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. The fascinating show closes August 21st 2016. After attending a …

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Brandon Sierra on Industry Dance Awards by Admin

Get ready and get your tickets! The Industry Dance Awards is taking place in Hollywood next Wednesday, August 17. Held in the legendary Avalon Theater in the heart of Hollywood, this year…

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Acting While Asian by Admin

  Being an actor is not particularly fun except when you’re working, but it is very difficult to be taken seriously when you complain about being an actor because it is so obvious…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

American Tap Dance Foundation: 30 years of teaching tap fundamentals by Admin

There’s no denying the magical charm that tap dance has with the variation of rhythms that can be made with your feet. From Broadway to more modern styles, tap plays an essential role as a…

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Art in Motion: American Portraiture Comes to Life at the Smithsonian by Admin

“I found very early on that the arts have a capability that is beyond language, that is beyond cultural differences. They can somehow register with all of us and tell stories that we all u…

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Jodi Melnick and 3 New York City Ballet Dancers: An Unlikely Team by Admin

People nowadays are all too likely to stay in our “circles”, so to speak, joining and working with those who think and act like we do. Psychologists call this “confirmation bias”, th…

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9 Ways to Prepare for Back to Dance by Admin

Summer is almost over. But don’t cry…because summer coming to a close means dance is about to start back! Here, Dance Informa brings you nine ways to prepare for back-to-dance. #1. G…

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2016 Princess Grace Award Winners Announced by Admin

Each year, the Princess Grace Foundation acknowledges emerging talent in dance, theater and film by awarding scholarships, apprenticeships and fellowships. The Foundation was established in …

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Real Dancers Eat, and here are some of their secrets by Admin

At a recent Atlanta Ballet performance, I was amazed at the level of athleticism, endurance and power that today’s classical and contemporary choreography requires. One minute, dancers…

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5 Things I Want to Tell Dancers: Communications Director by Admin

The next in Dance Informa’s “5 Things I Want to Tell Dancers” series. Here, a director of marketing and communications offers advice for dance industry folk who want to spr…

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Beat the summer heat by Admin

It’s summer, but classes, rehearsals and auditions keep on going through the heat. Take care of your body in this season by stopping short of overstretching, keeping cool and hydrated …

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Could you be a Dance Model? Enter the Model Search now! by Admin

Here is your opportunity! Star in the next Energetiks campaign! Australian dancewear icon Energetiks and Dance Informa have teamed up to present an amazing opportunity for an American dancer…

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Australia’s Queensland Ballet to hold NYC Auditions by Admin

Queensland Ballet is one of Australia’s leading state ballet companies, led by Artistic Director Li Cunxin (Mao’s Last Dancer). On Sunday, August 14, 2016, the company will be holding it…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

A Conversation with Klea Blackhurst & Andrea Prestinario by Admin

  Andrea Prestinario and Klea Blackhurst are a musical theater family. Even their dog, Sprout, will sing along to Book of Mormon on command. But musical theater hasn’t been particular…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Broadway on the Ocean? by Admin

In May, I went on a beautiful Mediterranean Cruise on the Norwegian Epic out of Barcelona, Spain. Are you jealous? You should be! It was the holiday of a lifetime, particularly for a dance a…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

A Conversation with Jeff Augustin & Srda Vasiljevic by Admin

  Srda Vasiljevic and Jeff Augustin have both played instrumental parts in my first year post-grad. Both as artists and as people, they surprise me with their warmth, focus and generosi…

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

A sisters’ reunion at SummerStage by Admin

Born in Japan, sisters Ae-Soon and Youngsil Kim began dancing at an early age. The older of the two, Ae-Soon, began ballet lessons when she was three years old, and Youngsil followed in her …

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Ballet choreographer Claudia Schreier is riding the momentum by Admin

Claudia Schreier’s first memory of choreographing is from a summer camp talent show. She selected the “Coffee/Arabian” music from The Nutcracker. “I took it so seriously, and…

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Kathryn McCormick and Jacob Patrick announce new dance film ‘Like Air’ by Admin

So You Think You Can Dance All-Star and Step Up Revolution lead actress Kathryn McCormick has partnered with her husband Jacob Patrick and Amalgamation Pictures to create a powerful docum…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Dance Parade: ‘Dancin’ in the Streets’! by Admin

Imagine this: hundreds of people – of all different ages, nationalities and physical conditions – all gathered together to showcase and enjoy dance forms from around the world. O…

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Groove Dance Competition offers new levels of competition by Admin

Groove Dance Competition is making new changes in the 2016-17 season to accommodate even more dancers! Starting this year, Groove will offer three levels of competition: Novice, Intermediate…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Twyla Tharp thrills at The Joyce by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY.  Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Twyla Tharp’s two-week run of Twyla Tharp and Three Dances reminds us why dance is so great…and special…and vital. It can…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A Conversation with Scott Gilmour & Claire McKenzie by Admin

  The story of Forest Boy seems like it was meant to be put onstage: out of nowhere, a boy emerges from the woods, and tells the story of how he hid out in the forest and is all alone i…

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‘Ephemera’: A not-so-ephemeral theatre experience by Admin

Elektra Theatre, New York, NY.  Monday, July 11, 2016.  The latest trend on the dance scene? Interactive performance pieces. With hit shows like Sleep No More and Queen of the Night igniti…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Introducing Eliah Furlong by Admin

Earlier this year, emerging dancer Eliah Furlong was named the winner for BellaMoxi Dance Convention’s Emerging Artists Choreographic Festival in Bowling Green, Kentucky. His award-winning…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

A Conversation with (some of) the cast of Hadestown by Admin

  There’s something in the water at New York Theatre Workshop the famed East Village theater is known for producing hits: RENT, Once, and – most recently – David Bowie’s final p…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A Conversation with Jaime Lozano & Lauren Epsenhart by Admin

  Lauren Epsenhart and Jaime Lozano are hard at work. It’s almost opening night and there are decisions to make: what costume to choose; which lighting gel looks just right; where to …

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