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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Carol Channing died Jan 15, 2019 by Admin is deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural ca…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Exciting and Daring: Sara Mearns reveals news designs at BDC by Admin

It’s a new year, and that means a time to try new things, wear new dancewear, learn something to improve your technique and maybe go outside your comfort zone for a try. And you can do all…

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Set the scene: 10 favorite recital backdrops by Admin

A recital or end-of-year performance is not just about the dancing. It’s about the whole package – costumes, lights, themes and eye-catching backdrops. For some great quality and beautif…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Dr. Drama at BroadwayCon 2019! by Admin

Dr. Drama will be presenting at the following BroadwayCon panels this year (see below or click on the link for the Con schedule: Hope to see you there!…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Choreographing on big ideas with Diana Movius of Moveius Contemporary Ballet by Admin

There are some things out there in the world that affect us all – the wider economy, climate and weather, large-scale shifts in social mores. Works of dance on these ideas have the pot…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Our top 10 picks from Só Dança’s new fashion line by Admin

Top dancewear brand, Só Dança, recently released its newest dancewear line, Fashion 1, for 2019. The Fashion 1 line is full of radiant colors, eye-catching prints and classic pieces that a…

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New Year’s movement resolutions by Admin

You are probably no stranger to the term “New Year’s resolution”. The most common are to “get healthy” or “lose weight”. I am a firm believer that you can make a resolution any…

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Impact Dance Adjudicators make competition a positive experience by Admin

Dance competitions often get a bad rap. You either love them or you hate them. Fans will tell you that dance competitions offer performance and scholarship opportunities, encourage dancers…

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Decency and strength: A talk with Marinda Davis of Star Dance Alliance by Admin

In dance class, we practice tendus and pliés into complex leaps and turns. In rehearsals, we create and refine works of dance art. Yet do we ever train in goodness, in treating each other w…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Taking respectful liberties with a classic: José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s ‘The Nutcracker’ by Admin

Strand Theatre, Dorchester, Massachusetts. December 14, 2018. The Nutcracker is inarguably a long-standing holiday tradition around the world. Is it possible for it to become old and “tire…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Be ready to launch your career: BDC Professional Semester Audition Tour by Admin

Broadway Dance Center (BDC) will begin its Professional Semester audition tour on January 6. Professional Semester is a unique program that offers technical training, as well as professional…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Iconic dance spaces around the world: Strand Beach by Admin

The next installment of Dance Informa’s series, Iconic Dance Spaces Around the World, looks at The Strand Beach, in Townsville, Far North Queensland, Australia. It’s summer time in …

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

How to have a warm and stretchy winter by Admin

Have you noticed that it is more difficult to stretch your muscles when you feel cold? Or that it takes longer for you to feel “on?” This is not your imagination! When it’s cold out, …

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Life’s no dress rehearsal: Shelby Finnie in Broadway’s ‘The Prom’ by Admin

“One thing’s universal: Life’s no dress rehearsal.” That line could literally be every dancer’s personal mantra. But it’s actually a lyric from one of the newest musicals to hit …

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Spotlight on the Teacher: Richard Pierlon by Admin

As part of Dance Informa’s new series, Spotlight on the Teacher, we feature jazz, theater and lyrical teacher Richard Pierlon, who teaches regularly at Steps on Broadway. He has a contagio…

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New year, new goals by Admin

‘Tis the season for some time off, family, treats and cozy nights in. But it’s also the time of year to reflect on the past 12 months and think ahead to the next 365 days. What do you wa…

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Radix: Dancing on the edge  by Admin

There’s an exciting convention in town, and its name is Radix. Derived from the Latin word meaning “root”, “core” or “primary source”, Radix promises to help dancers get to the…

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Making the concert-to-commercial leap: Three artists’ stories by Admin

The concert dance life is no easy road; the physical, energetic, mental and financial challenges can feel constant. For some, this is the only life in dance that is for them, and they find w…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

‘The Cher Show’ celebrates an icon by Admin

Neil Simon Theatre, New York, NY. December 12, 2018. I was very excited for this musical. Even if you’re not a Cher fan, you can’t deny respect to a diva who has reinvented herself and…

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Raven O New Year’s Eve show by Admin

For tonight's special New Year's Eve shows, Raven will give a nod to NYC evenings past, performing classic pop and American Songbook standards that run the range from "Fly Me to the Moon" to…

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Dance legacies: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th anniversary performance by Admin

New York City Center, New York, NY. December 2, 2018. Dance as an art form owes a lot to legacy – the gifts of artists to future artists and the direction of the art form itself. Few A…

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Louis Philip (“Bud”) Deffaa, 95, father of TheaterScene’s Editor-at-Large Chip Deffaa, died Dec 20, 2018 by Admin

He attended Lehigh University. He enlisted in the Navy and served in and around China during World War Two. After the war, he married Alberta Saby of Allentown, Pennsylvania; they were marri…

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Atlanta Ballet enchants and stuns in new ‘Nutcracker’ by Admin

The Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia. December 9, 2018. The story of The Nutcracker is an old tale, told by many dance companies around the world every year. However, the world premiere from A…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Theatricality, fun and humor in Boston Ballet’s ‘Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker’ by Admin

Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts. November 29, 2018. The Nutcracker is a tale with a long tradition of telling, far and wide. How can choreographers keep the story fresh and engagin…

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Win a Winter Warm-Up Outfit from Só Dança! by Admin

Só Dança is feeling merry and bright this holiday season, and to help spread the cheer, the beloved dancewear and dance shoe company has decided to giveaway a cozy Winter Warm-Up Outfit to…

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

“The Cher Show” at the Neil Simon Theatre by Admin

Cher is an entertainer who has certainly had her ups and downs. Unlike many teenagers she was consumed with ambition to be a film star which was motivated by a single visit to Grauman’s Ch…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Grosh Backdrops and Drapery: Bringing stories, recitals and more to life by Admin

When we think of the word “artist”, there are many pictures that come to mind. Artists span anywhere from music, to painting and moving right into dancing. The wide and wonderful…

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Are your students overripe bananas or delicious mangoes? by Admin

Today, we’re asking a very important question: Are your students overripe bananas or mangoes? Now, before you think I’ve totally lost it, let me tell you that recently we held this incr…

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The poetry and empowerment in movement: A talk with Camille A. Brown by Admin

Camille A. Brown is a rising dance-world icon. Use of gesture and theatricality, amalgamation of various stylistic influences, and a unique kind of virtuosity makes her work something of whi…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

10 dance YouTube channels to subscribe to by Admin

As a dancer in 2018, YouTube — and the internet in general — is one of your greatest resources. Research a show before you go in for the audition, check out an interview from a well-know…

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Is alternative schooling a good choice to intensify dance training? by Admin

Dancers have always been the kind of people who take the road less traveled. Who sacrifice the comfortable for the pursuit of excellence. Now, there is a noticeable rise in the number of dan…

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