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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

KAIROS Dance Theater’s ‘OBJECT.’: Multiple meanings moved out  by Admin

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA.November 17, 2019. The multiplicity in KAIROS Dance Theater’s OBJECT. starts about as early as possible, with its title; the work centered on women b…

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’32 rue Vandenbranden’: Bewildering beauty by Admin

Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY.November 22, 2019. Peeping Tom’s 32 rue Vandenbranden ran from November 20-23, at the Harvey Theater as part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next …

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Dimitris Papaioannou’s ‘The Great Tamer’: Corpse and corpus by Admin

Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY.November 15, 2019. The Great Tamer made its New York debut at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House as part of the Next Wave Festiva…

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Episode Two of The Hollywood Dance Podcast: Social media and commercial dance by Admin

Episode Two of The Hollywood Dance Podcast has arrived! The Hollywood Dance Podcast sees Tony Selznick and his co-host, Megan Hunt of MSA Agency, interview industry professionals to discuss …

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

What Ginger Cox wants dancers to know about dance anatomy by Admin

Our body is wonderfully complex and multifaceted. Yet broken down into its simplest parts, it is a collection of bones, muscles, fascia and other types of tissue. A dancer’s instrument is …

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A day in the life of a Radio City Rockette by Admin

Natalie Reid is kicking up her heels in her ninth Christmas season with the Radio City Rockettes. As a longtime Rockette veteran, Reid has grown to love her crazy busy schedule during the l…

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Things that dancers are good at: Immersive dance by Admin

Dance Informa offers you the next installment in our series on alternative dance gigs! This month, we’re talking about immersive dance, and the various ways you are perfect for the job.  …

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

ClassJuggler: When to invest in studio software by Admin

We sat down this week with ClassJuggler Dance‘s Jon Koerber to ask him what studio owners should consider when debating whether or not the time is right to purchase and set up dance studi…

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MusEffect: Creating a dance dialogue for social issues by Admin

Among the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, where dancers dream of making it big and competition for the spotlight is rife, a group of performers are taking a different approach. MusEffect, …

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Holiday Gift Guide with Só Dança by Admin

With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching, we thought now would be the perfect opportunity to share all our favourite gift ideas for your dance-obsessed friends and family. With the h…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Serendipitous, humorous and existential: Big Dance Theater’s ‘The Road Awaits Us’ by Admin

NYU Skirball Theater, New York, NY. November 8, 2019. As a dance reviewer who sees a good deal of work, I’m often pleasantly struck by how much possibility for mood, aesthetic, and messag…

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Curet Performance Project’s ‘ASPECTOS’: Bodies and beliefs by Admin

Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY. November 1, 2019. “Belief is a beautiful armor, but it makes for the heaviest sword,” goes one John Mayer lyric. For good or ill, we all h…

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Paul Taylor American Modern Dance at Lincoln Center: The spirituality of movement by Admin

David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY.November 7, 2019. As humans evolved, they moved together to praise spirits — those that brought health and sickness, plenty or scarcity, weather good or…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Digging up the bones of dance: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jamar Roberts by Admin

It doesn’t take long into a conversation with Jamar Roberts to get a sense of who he is — passionate, curious and a very hard worker. Roberts seems to have a reverence for tradition and …

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

10 strategies for navigating studio ownership by Admin

In a haze of exhaustion, I signed the papers selling the successful dance studio I’d carefully nurtured for the past 11 years. Joy and motivation had collapsed under the weight of total bu…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

When is it plagiarism, and when is it flattery? by Admin

“Imitation is the highest form of flattery,” the saying goes. Yet, taken to a certain extent, is it also theft? From concert dance to the competition world, choreographers have seen danc…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

A Halloween spectacular: ‘Beetlejuice’ on Broadway by Admin

Winter Garden Theatre, New York, NY.November 14, 2019. “Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!” To open, Beetlejuice was so not my favorite movie growing up. As a tween, I found it was…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Dancers Demand Action Benefit Concert: A tapestry of American dance by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY. November 11, 2019. For such a young nation, relatively speaking, America has an impressive dance heritage — including tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary dan…

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An ABT fall program: To move and to relate, through the ages by Admin

David H. Koch Theater, New York, NY. October 23, 2019.  Moving, loving, eating, sleeping — there are actions that have always been fundamental to being human. We all do them in different…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Camille A. Brown & Dancers’ ‘Mr. TOL E. RancE’: Dance reflecting hope in the face of adversity  by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY.November 10, 2019. It can be truly striking to sit back and reflect upon how American “pop” culture developed. Interestingly, so much of it derived from t…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Fifth Annual Broadway Run Raises Record-Breaking $104,239 for Broadway Cares by Admin

Theater enthusiasts, Broadway stars, industry insiders and passionate supporters ran (or walked) the streets of New York City in this year’s Broadway Run, raising a record-breaking $104,23…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

‘The Day’: The power of simplicity and universality by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY.October 22, 2019. There’s just something about when masters gather — their combined experiences jelling and mixing such that they become more than the sum…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Something for the educators: Steps on Broadway’s Teacher Workshops by Admin

Today’s industry is brimming with classes and education opportunities for dancers. But what about dance teachers? Training for this demographic is often neglected or overlooked, but the be…

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Introducing The Hollywood Dance Podcast! Episode 1: Julie McDonald by Admin

Tony Selznick, legend in the Hollywood dance industry and co-founder of McDonald Selznick Associates (MSA), has played a pivotal role in establishing the careers of some of the world’s big…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

How to live out of a suitcase: A guide to touring by Admin

Many young dancers dream of touring with a company or show. You’re doing what you love. You’re being paid to travel. It’s a chance to see the world with a group of people you’re clos…

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LYT Yoga: A new way to mindfully move by Admin

Lara Heimann had always been interested in movement, athleticism and the human body. From a background of professional physical therapy and Vinyasa yoga instruction, she decided to craft her…

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A tribute to Alicia Alonso: A dancer with a different kind of sight by Admin

Ballet lovers of all types were saddened to learn of the passing of ballet icon Alicia Alonso on September 17, in Havana, Cuba. Alonso was a performer for the ages, with performances such as…

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Brittany Riddle and comedy series ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ by Admin

From stage to screen, Dance Informa talks to Brittany Riddle, LA’s dancer and choreographer for Sherman’s Showcase as seen on IFC Network – a comedy television series created by Dial…

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A.I.M. at The Joyce: The fruits of eclecticism and collaboration by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY. October 15, 2019. Kyle Abraham’s Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.) seeks to “create an evocative interdisciplinary body of work” and to be “a representatio…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nora Schell – Everything’s Gonna Be Fine, Fine, Fine by Admin

Nora Schell (Spamilton, Company at Barrington Stage Company) is a rare breed, a person on the public eye who is wholly open about her life, triumphs and struggles. On social media, Schell ha…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Peridance Capezio Center: Drop-in classes and beyond by Admin

In the heart of New York City, not far from the bright lights of Broadway, in the bustle of downtown Manhattan, Peridance Capezio Center has created its own community. Dancers from all over …

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