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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, April 19, 2017

Les 7 Doigts share memories and more in ‘Cuisine & Confessions’ by Admin

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY. April 13, 2017. I’m pretty sure Mario Batali was sitting in the row across from me. I glanced his way before the show started whe…

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

John Coltrane’s music comes to life in Urban Bush Women’s ‘Walking with ‘Trane’ by Admin

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. April 7, 2017. After years of admiring Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s work from afar, I was excited to have the chance to see…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Dance Canvas’ ninth annual showcase – ‘Introducing the Next Generation’ by Admin

Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia. March 24, 2017. Dance Canvas, Atlanta’s platform for emerging choreographers, recently presented its ninth anniversary showcas…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

The surprise and the expected: José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s ‘Taking Flight’ by Admin

The Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  March 31, 2017. Artists are constantly navigating many balances. Among them are how much they surprise (and sometimes even shock) audiences…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Atlanta Ballet to undergo massive shakeup by Admin

News reports emerged earlier today that Atlanta Ballet, a strong regional troupe known as the longest continuously performing ballet company in the United States, will undergo a major shakeu…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Is there a link between diet, depression and anxiety? by Admin

A 15-year-old Ellie* began feeling down much of the time, she ate less, and went through some big struggles with food and feelings. “I think food affects mood, concentration and relations…

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Jon Ole Olstad finds his home by Admin

For many dancers, the stage, the performance space, is their home. But for Jon Ole Olstad, the studio is where he thrives. It’s his sacred place of growth, celebration, no judgment, of bei…

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#1 Tip for Keeping Your Dance Floor Slip-Free by Admin

Slippery dance floors are frustrating for dancers, not to mention, dangerous. So how can you keep your studio floors slip-free? Here’s the number one tip for a slip-free dance floor: D…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Barre classes: The ‘burn’ for dancers by Admin

Barre classes are so “in” right now. Workout tanks inked with “BARRE SO HARD” and water bottles reading “MEET ME AT THE BARRE” seem to be everywhere. And while barre classes have…

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Norte Maar’s CounterPointe presents all-female collaborations by Admin

These days especially, it seems even more important to make sure women have a voice. For its fifth installment of choreographic showcase CounterPointe this April 7-9, non-profit arts organiz…

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Trisha Brown: Dancemaker and dance-shaper by Admin

The simplest definition of an artist may be one who shapes a certain material – be it clay, paint, music or the human body. Yet what might we call artists who shape the nature of the a…

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Second Companies: Dayton Contemporary Dance Company 2 nurtures the whole artist by Admin

Dance Informa continues its series on second companies with a spotlight on Dayton Contemporary Dance Company 2. More than four decades ago, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) found…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

The 5 Step Health Check-Up For Your Website by Admin

Your website is like a 24hr salesman for your studio. It is the online face of your studio. So we want to make sure that we have our best foot forward. So today I’m going to share with you…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

#Taplife: Keeping tap relevant through social media by Admin

“Tap dance is still relevant if you use it to discuss relevant things” says Anthony Lo Cascio, former Tap Dog and current artistic director of his own tap dance company, #Taplife, based …

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Experience Mia Michaels this summer by Admin

She’s choreographed for Broadway’s Finding Neverland, The New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, So You Think You Can Dance, Cirque du Soleil, and for performing artist…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Life after ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ – A talk with Tucker Knox by Admin

They say that what goes up must come down. Many dancers experience sadness and withdrawal from the high of performance when the curtain drops and the lights go down. In a more positive light…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Nan Giordano to teach at World-Class Talent Experience by Admin

This weekend, World-Class Talent Experience, Inc. (WCTE) returns to Las Vegas, Nevada, for a dance competition event and to celebrate its fifth anniversary. Las Vegas marks the location of W…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

First, Do No Harm – How to help when you see signs of an eating disorder by Admin

It’s a sad reality that eating disorders in dancers are common enough to have become cliche. Dance Informa discussed this is in a recent article, and went on with insights on how to recogn…

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Broadway Dance Center opens new studio for teens and kids by Admin

This June, Broadway Dance Center (BDC) will unveil a new studio location at 65th Street in NYC, in the heart of Lincoln Center. The location, which will feature, four state-of-the-art studio…

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Atlanta Ballet soars in power-packed triple bill ‘Gennadi’s Choice’ by Admin

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia. March 17, 2017. Atlanta Ballet’s stacked triple bill, Gennadi’s Choice, featured excerpts from Paquita, the world premiere of Gemma …

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

If kids don’t understand a song’s message, are the lyrics really harmful? by Admin

Music today is many things – but one thing it is often not is subtle. Lyrics in many mainstream songs are not only suggestive but downright explicit. At what point does a studio owner, tea…

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Top 10 takeaways from dance competition by Admin

When you’re wrapped up in the craziness that is dance competition, you sometimes forget to look around and appreciate all of the lessons you are learning. Dance competitions can teach us a…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Otello (LoftOpera) by Admin

LoftOpera is a feisty little company that operates around Brooklyn, especially Bushwick. They are giving" Otello" in LightSpace Studios, a disco on Flushing Avenue about the size of a high s…

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Island Moving Company’s ‘Mother Goose’ and ‘A Collection of Attitudes’: A cohesive celebration by Admin

Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island. March 4, 2017. Successfully creating and presenting art involves striking several important balances. One of them is cohesiveness, yet variety that …

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Jeff Talbott’s New Play “i” Will Get World Premiere by Pioneer Theatre Company by Admin

Jeff Talbott’s latest play, i, will get its world premiere in the 2017-18 season of Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, UT. The resident Equity company first developed the drama —…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

At 90 years old, Maxine Ross proves that time is the best dance partner by Admin

It is the brutal irony of dance that with years of experience comes both wisdom and degeneration of the body. Older dancers often mourn their loss of balance, flexibility, agility and streng…

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The Tour Life: Artists on tour dish about life on the road by Admin

If I were to propose a new documentary reality show, it would be called “Life on a Broadway Tour”! Tour life is unlike any other performing gig. You’re constantly on the move …

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Choosing the best summer intensive for you! by Admin

I loved going to summer intensives. Starting my freshman year of high school, I was able to go to one or two programs every summer and vastly expand my skills as a young dancer. Because of m…

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Steps NYC Announces First Audition Tour by Admin

Steps on Broadway, NYC’s legendary professional dance center committed to training and maintaining the integrity of the art form, increases its global reach with a first-time national and …

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ to make its U.S. premiere in September by Admin

Tony Award-winning Center Theatre Group enters its second half-century at The Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center in downtown Los Angeles with the 2017-18 Season curated by Artistic Directo…

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