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Monday, November 13, 2017

Coming together through dance: Joanie Block and Dancers’ ‘Emerge’ by Admin

Green Street Studio Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts. October 14, 2017. Long-standing conflicts between prominent groups of people are more than what we can count on one hand. Arguably, the…

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Abanar Dance Company presents Abe Abraham’s dance film ‘Salt Water’ by Admin

On November 6, Abanar Dance Company presented the premiere screening of Salt Water, a dance film directed and choreographed by Abe Abraham. The stunning two-part film features over 20 dance…

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Boston Ballet’s ‘Obsidian Tear’: Dancing away from the pack by Admin

Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts.  November 3, 2017. The tension between the will of the individual and that of the group is as old as time. In classical dance, there’s the corps…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Monica Bill Barnes & Company giving it their all for ‘One Night Only’ by Admin

Get out the dressing robes, prepare the confetti, don your best slacks and feather headdresses; you’ve got a show to do. And for one night only, you’re going to explain to an aud…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

7 hottest dance convention teachers of the 2017-18 season by Admin

Heading to a convention can be such a valuable opportunity for growing dancers. You can take tons of classes from just about every style under the sun. You’re surrounded by like-minded…

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Costume Guide Out Now: Inspiration for Your Recital by Admin

It’s time to get inspired and excited for your next recital, so start looking at costume choices! This season there are so many gorgeous styles and looks to choose from, with hundreds of e…

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Dynamic dancer duo: Daniel Ulbricht and Danielle Diniz by Admin

He’s a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; she’s a musical theater performer in the busy audition-gig-audition-gig circuit. But together, they’re our new favorite dance cou…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

iRule Dance Studio rules after Hurricane Harvey by Admin

When tragedy strikes, often there are those who step up. When Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas this past August, CharLee Hanna-Rule and her iRule Dance Studio didn’t think twice about …

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Tiffany Henderson is ‘Being Personal in a Digital World’ by Admin

Given that dance teaching is mostly a live experience, conducted in real time and space, with real, sweating bodies, how can a digital presence capture, compete or complement that live, focu…

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The Connecticut Classic expands: Dancing toward ballet dreams by Admin

When little ones in ballet slippers dream of one day taking the stage as Sugar Plum Fairy or the Cavalier, they have a beautiful innocence. The drive there can be what fuels the rise to a pr…

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Tutu-top shape: Get yourself ready for ‘Nutcracker’ season by Admin

The long days, the sore muscles, the logistical challenges involved with caring for our body through it all. To a certain extent, these Nutcracker-season challenges are inevitable. But we ha…

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Clairobscur Dance Company thrives in Los Angeles by Admin

For years, Los Angeles has been a hot bed for commercial dance. Dancers flocked there for work in music videos, television and film work, and live tours. But, more recently, LA has become a …

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Dance floor care: Scuff marks to ‘dye’ for by Admin

There are three nasty floor problems that plague studio owners, taking up their time and money, with very little results to show for their effort. Those ailments are scuff marks, dye marks a…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

BETC and Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project introduce LA Dance Workout by Admin

Even dancers who train regularly need additional cardio and strength training, and many non-dancers are looking for a way to get the benefits of regular exercise alongside the feeling of exp…

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Professional dancer Jake Casey on dancing in Estonia by Admin

Moving for your career is a common process that many people experience. What is not all that common is moving across the globe from America to the northern European country of Estonia for yo…

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Can dancers have work-life balance? by Admin

Dancers seem to be universally committed, dedicated and hard-working. An upcoming technically challenging role can keep them up at night, or they may stay late in the studio working on a com…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

‘The Red Shoes’ from Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures brings atmosphere and drama by Admin

New York City Center, New York, New York. October 26, 2017. The Red Shoes came into existence nearly 70 years ago, when it debuted on the silver screen in 1948. British audiences loved it an…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

How cross-training keeps ABT’s Kathryn Boren feeling strong and injury-free by Admin

We’ve all heard the importance of cross-training for dancers. How methods such as Pilates, yoga, Gyrotonic, resistance training, cardio and, yes, even weight training can complement your d…

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Glass House Dance celebrates its first anniversary by Admin

Larisa and Ryan Eronemo have focused the past year on a shared commitment to develop Glass House Dance in a fresh training model that focuses on developing “positive culture and a deep…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Al Blackstone’s ‘American Dance Spectacular’ takes us through the ages by Admin

On Stage at Kingsborough, Brooklyn, New York.  October 28, 2017. American Dance Spectacular, a revue-style production choreographed by Al Blackstone (So You Think You Can Dance, Freddie Fal…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

A disastrous Broadway revival by Admin

Oh lord, what have David Henry Hwang and Julie Taymor done to “M. Butterfly”? Hwang’s 1988 Tony-winning play is a critical-minded drama dissecting race relations, gender roles and inte…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Women are strong in ‘The Color Purple’ National Tour by Admin

Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia.  October 24, 2017.  The Color Purple, a powerful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical based on the novel by Alice Waters, is set in rural Georgia, 1910-1940, …

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A’Drey Vinogradov creates music video with Celebrity Crew by Admin

A couple of years ago, when choreographer A’Drey Vinogradov heard the song “Clearest Blue” by Scottish synth-pop band CHVRCHES, he had images in his head of a group of young people han…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Gleich Dances celebrates 25 years – Looking back, forward and all around by Admin

Do you remember a time when you’ve hit a milestone and ended up looking in all directions? There can be reflection on the past, looking toward the future, and taking in what is all around …

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Tap stars unite to celebrate a life of tap in ‘Lotus’ by Admin

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. October 7, 2017. Even before the show began, the newly renovated Terrace Theater was full of excitement as dance lovers got a…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Island Moving Company in ‘Open for Dancing’: Spirits of spaces by Admin

Newport, Rhode Island. September 24, 2017. Site work certainly has its challenges – legal, logistical and physical safety aspects. Yet what can emerge in and from site performances can…

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Stephen Sondheim’s A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Admin

The St. Bart’s Players, NYC’s award-winning, longest running community theater group, proudly presents A Little Night Music as the final show of its 90th Anniversary Season The post Step…

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Caring for your dancing hands and wrists – give ‘em a hand as winter sets in. by Admin

As dancers, our hands and wrists help us to execute choreography, express ourselves in movement, propel us through floorwork and more. Yet the challenges and habits of modern life, such as c…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

“My floor is acting up!” Does this sound familiar? by Admin

“My floor is acting up!” “My floor is too slippery!” “My floor is too sticky!” “I can’t keep up with cleaning my floor. It is always dirty.”…

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The Devil’s in the details: Dealing with unconventional performance spaces by Admin

A dance performance – beautiful movers grace the space, comfortably moving together where they are and with nothing constraining them. It’s always that simple, right? Not quite. Youn…

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There’s a new competition in town: Star Dance Alliance’s Dream Maker by Admin

You know what it takes to make it in the dance world: hard work, passion, performance quality, technical prowess, versatility. And there’s no other way to gain those qualities than with ex…

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