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Friday, March 27, 2020

Classicism and modernism in conversation: Brooklyn Ballet’s ‘Revisionist History II’ by Admin

The Actors Fund Theater, Brooklyn, NY.February 13, 2020. In this post-postmodern age, both the modern and the classical are celebrated and critiqued. All styles and qualities are fair game f…

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Episode Six of The Hollywood Dance Podcast: Kevin Maher on balancing your career by Admin

Episode Six 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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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ballet Nepantla melds Mexican history with outstanding artistry in ‘Valentina’ by Admin

Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York, NY.March 13, 2020. Ballet Nepantla Artistic Director Andrea Guajardo describes Valentina as telling “the untold history of the Adelitas, the women who …

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Log in for Lincoln Center at Home Class by Admin

This Thursday, March 26, dancer and Lincoln Center Teaching Artist Deborah Lohse will teach a live dance class on Lincoln Center’s Facebook page for a Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroo…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Nederlands Dans Theater’s ‘The Missing Door’ goes beyond the entertainment by Admin

New York City Center, New York, NY.March 6, 2020. Under the guidance of Director/House Choreographer Paul Lightfoot and Artistic Advisor/House Choreographer Sol León, Nederlands Dans Theate…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

BDC dances on, online, in this moment of social distancing by Admin

The social distancing of this current world has made it necessary for everyone to make changes to their daily life. “Everyone” includes dancers, who often depend on gathering together to…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Illuminating innovation in Arch Ballet’s winter 2020 season by Admin

The Sheen Center for Culture and Innovation, New York, NY.February 20, 2020. Aesthetic and meaning — memorable art achieves something in both areas. Arch Ballet’s work always intrigues a…

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A split bill of split approaches and qualities: Annalee Traylor and Project 44 in ‘Take Root’ by Admin

Green Space, Queens, NY.February 8, 2020. Sometimes art juxtaposed with other art can reveal what all of that art really is; contrast can highlight and underscore. That’s what came to mind…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Tips for a stunning, successful photo shoot by Admin

Every dancer wants those epic photos – caught mid-air in a perfect jeté with the sunset in the background or a stunning studio shot with wind-blown hair and defined muscles. These days, d…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

A dance studio owner’s response to the coronavirus crisis by Admin

As dance studios shut down across the country as schools close in response to COVID-19, we are left with the question of how best to navigate an uncertain future. A crisis of this magnitude …

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Emotional Self-Care During Hard Times – Broadway & The Coronavirus by Admin

We are living in scary times. The Coronavirus is threatening people’s health, financial stability and emotional well-being. Within our own beloved theater community, regional and community…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Dance community mourns loss of Danny Tidwell by Admin

Danny Tidwell, a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) and former dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), died on March 6, at the age of 35. The cause of Tidwell’s death, ac…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Laura Schein – We’re All Represented in Emojiland by Admin

(Photo: Marc Franklin) Emojiland, currently running off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street, is a delight of a musical, laugh-out-loud performances with an ear-worm score. It features charac…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre celebrates 20 years with ‘Hindsight’ by Admin

Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York, NY.March 6, 2020.  Hindsight marks 20 years of dancing for Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre. An accumulation of her works from the past two decades, the…

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

William Forsythe: ‘A Quiet Evening of Dance’ by Admin

The Griffin Theater at The Shed, New York, NY.October 13, 2019. William Forsythe is arguably the most important living choreographer to advance the grammar of ballet. Active in the field for…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

OnStage Dance Company’s Season 18 Performance: The power of concept by Admin

Boston University Dance Theater, Boston, Massachusetts. January 25, 2020. Concept — it can set dance art apart from movement, make it relevant, and make it truly “hit home” with audien…

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s ‘One Thousand Pieces’ with new resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo by Admin

Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB)’s 2019-2020 season continues with One Thousand Pieces, a double-bill of powerful dance works by Alejandro Cerrudo and David Dawson. Following acclaimed PNB…

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Things that dancers are good at: TV by Admin

Dance Informa offers you the next installment in our series on alternative dance gigs! This month, we’re talking about dancing and choreographing for TV, and the various ways you are perfe…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Red Bull Dance Your Style, all styles street dance competition, returns by Admin

One-on-one all styles street dance competition, Red Bull Dance Your Style, returns with a full 2020 calendar and full-fledged tour before heading to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the World…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The power of dance for brain health by Admin

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. It is estimated that each year, 1.7 million Americans sustain a brain injury. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), falls are …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company’s ‘A Tribute to Marian Anderson’: Harmonic motion by Admin

The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.February 3, 2020. Resistance can come in the form of quiet, graceful strength — in persistence, resourcefulness, and grit. There …

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9 things you must take away from your competition weekend by Admin

Competitions are not only a fun way to test your talents, but they’re also a huge learning opportunity. To find out the top nine things you must take away from your competition weekend, …

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A day in the life of Sara Mearns by Admin

Dancer-designed leotard and dancewear lines are all the rage right now. From small to large, dancers with the world’s top companies are dipping their toes into this creative enterprise, us…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Debbie Allen and Nigel Lythgoe present the inaugural Los Angeles International Dance Festival by Admin

Debbie Allen and Nigel Lythgoe are putting a spotlight on LA’s dance industry this coming April, hosting the first ever Los Angeles International Dance Festival (LAIDF) in venues across th…

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Brooke Wendle talks ‘The Funny Dance Show’ by Admin

You name it, choreographer Brooke Wendle has done it! Just a handful of her exceptionally long list of credits includes Cirque du Soleil, Dancing with the Stars, Broadway Dance Lab, the NBA …

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Sara Juli’s ‘Burnt-Out Wife’ doesn’t dance around the issue by Admin

Dixon Place, New York, NY.February 28, 2020. Sara Juli’s one-woman show, Burnt-Out Wife, is a dance-, song- and comedy-based conversation about the expectations and frustrations of a Hap…

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Complexions’ Candy Tong: Dancer, model, entrepreneur by Admin

Complexions is one of the premier contemporary ballet companies in the world. Founded by Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden in 1994, Complexions strives to reinvent dance through a groundb…

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10 organization ideas for studio owners by Admin

As studio owners, we know the benefits of effective organizing. When you’re organized, 20 forgotten to-do list items do not wake you up in the middle of the night. You do not have to pull …

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Vail Dance Festival announces 2020 season by Admin

From July 31-August 11, the Vail Dance Festival, a project of nonprofit Vail Valley Foundation, presents its 32nd season, featuring commissioned world premieres, new collaborations and par…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Survival jobs for dancers by Admin

Let’s say you’re at a party, and a new friend casually inquires what you do for a living. What do you say? We all wish dance could cover rent and the rest, but that’s often not the cas…

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Principal Dancer Chandra Kuykendall retires after 22 seasons with Colorado Ballet by Admin

Colorado Ballet Principal Chandra Kuykendall, who has called Colorado Ballet and Colorado Ballet Academy home for 31 years, will take her final bow at the conclusion of the company’s 2019…

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