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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Groove Dance Competition and Convention: Inspired by passion by Admin

Since its first event in 2012, Groove Dance Competition and Convention has been renowned on the competition circuit for its high-energy, high-production-value events. CEO Daniel DeFranco is…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

‘World of Dance’ is back for Season 4: Meet Kurtis Sprung by Admin

Back by popular demand, World of Dance is returning for its fourth season to showcase phenomenal dancers from around the world. This season, 34 acts are vying for the $1 million dollar pri…

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‘Duet While Solo’: Bita Bell rethinks what moving in quarantine can be by Admin

Dance Informa sat down with Iran-born and U.S.-based dancer Bita Bell (PhD). A teacher at Gibney in NYC and sought-after artist both in the U.S. and Europe, Bell used her time in quarantine …

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4 ways to keep your training strong during quarantine by Admin

A busy dancer’s day can consist of moving studio to studio — to take class, rehearse, cross-train and audition. In a world of mandated social distancing, however, dancers are moving from…

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State of the professional dance industry through COVID-19: Adapting and continuing the mission by Admin

March 2020 — COVID-19 begins to spread across the U.S.. States begin shutting down businesses and imposing restrictions on gatherings of people over a very small number. The country effect…

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Spreading love and kindness in the dance world by Admin

During these times of uncertainty, anxiety and stress, it is important to be projecting positivity and care, especially toward yourself and others around you. For example, many teachers are …

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Casting in the age of the cloud: Eponym by Admin

I will be honest with you. I hate Top 10 lists. I hate them because they often end up being a cheap way of avoiding the need for writing skills. If one publishes a list of things that are i…

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Starting something new: San Jose Dance Theatre by Admin

San Jose Dance Theatre (SJDT), its Board of Directors and Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans, are excited to announce the establishment of a new ballet company for San Jose and the San Franci…

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Canceled: How dancers, companies and festivals are coping without summer seasons by Admin

World-renowned choreographers, teachers, directors and dancers Johannes Wieland and Evangelos Poulinas co-founded the Berlin-based contemporary dance festival, b12, now an international even…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Moving out! Re-entering the world after lockdown by Admin

The time has come for many of us to start thinking about life after lockdown. Most of us have been in lockdown for several months now. As states begin to re-open, there is an eagerness to g…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Jacob’s Pillow hosts ‘Dance We Must: A Virtual Event Supporting Jacob’s Pillow’ by Admin

Jacob’s Pillow will host Dance We Must: A Virtual Event Supporting Jacob’s Pillow on June 20, at 7pm EDT. Co-hosted by Pillow Trustees Kyle Abraham and Wendy Whelan, this event is free…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts brings Dance Week into our home by Admin

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) has announced a week devoted to dance from May 30-June 4. Part of Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome), the offerings, which will be …

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Red Bull Dancers celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month by Admin

May has been Mental Health Awareness Month, and while the world and so many of us within the dance community are coping with the struggles of a global pandemic, prioritizing mental health ha…

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Vail Dance Festival to present a digital festival of unique performances by Admin

The Vail Valley Foundation has announced that the Vail Dance Festival will cancel all in-person performances for the 2020 season, a decision made in the interest of the safety and well-being…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Groove Dance Competition and Convention holds make-up events this summer by Admin

With the COVID-19 pandemic, events have been canceled, studios have been closed, and our normal dance life has been sadly on pause. However, some states are slowly reopening, and the dance i…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Broadway Teaches Kids launches virtual summer camp by Admin

Broadway Teaches Kids (BTK), the children’s performing arts virtual camp, is co-founded by mom and finance executive Suzanne Murphy and Tony Award-nominated, world renowned producer/direct…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts acquires archive of Martha Graham by Admin

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the archive of Martha Graham, one of the most significant and influential voices of the modern dance movement. The multimedi…

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Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts receives $20,000 CAC Grant by Admin

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts received a $20,000 grant from the California Arts Council that will help support The Wallis School Partners Program, which provides the …

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Dancing at home…with your pets! by Admin

For most of us, all of this time at home is a new sensation. No studio or office to go to, all the meals at home, and finding creative ways to make your living room into your home dance stud…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Neuro-diverse EPIC Players Inclusion Company Releases Another Video from their Virtual Performance Series, EPIC Sings for Autism by Admin

Their newest virtual performance video includes the duet A Whole New World from the Broadway Musical Aladdin and features EPIC company member Jordan Boyatt and Telly Leung who played the tit…

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BAM and Greenlight Bookstore present theater luminary David Lan in conversation with director/producer Stephen Daldry—premieres May 7 by Admin

Theater producer and playwright David Lan joined with his longtime artistic collaborator Stephen Daldry for a digital conversation celebrating Lan’s new memoir, As If By Chance: Journeys, …

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Gem Spa, a 100 year old East Village institution, is closing for good. by Admin

To illustrate the vital importance of its illustrious history, Gem Spa is featured on the back cover of the first album by the New York Dolls. Poets Allen Ginsberg and Ted Berrigan both ment…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Choreography Online’s new competition for the virtual era by Admin

Choreography Online has announced a brand new competition for the virtual era – the International Online Dance Competition (IODC). “You’ve prepared tirelessly for your dance seasons. N…

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Mandy Moore talks ‘Valley Girl’: Evoking 80s vibes and the valley accent by Admin

Dance Informa caught up with choreographer Mandy Moore (La La Land, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, So You Think You Can Dance) about her newest film Valley Girl, released on May 8. A re…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Secret Theatre permanently closed its doors on May 5th 2020. by Admin

Broadway playwright’s like Jim Rado, Neil LaBute, Jeremey Kareken and Greg Kotis have all graced our seats. We have had Broadway performers step on to our relatively tiny stage to give the…

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The Best Music Documentaries To Watch Now by Admin

We dove into the archives to find six of the best globe-trotting music documentaries to keep readers occupied and maybe even teach them something new. Whether you’re a fan of Japanese vid…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Train around the world with online dance classes by Admin

Dance Informa has been keeping you up to date on all the online dance classes. If you haven’t already, see our updates on Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, and other online opportu…

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Peridance Connect: Online dance for the community by Admin

Just like every dance studio across New York – and the world – Peridance Capezio Center was forced to close its doors in March, as social distancing lockdown measures took hold. Founder …

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Stagestep brings the dance floor to your home by Admin

Stagestep Inc., America’s oldest dance floor company, announced today that by the end of April 2020, it will have provided more than 1,000 dance floor mats, practice boards and flooring sy…

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

The Barton sisters carving their own path by Admin

You know those hyper-talented families we’re all secretly a little jealous of? The Bartons are one of those families. Sisters Cherice, Charissa and Aszure (from eldest to youngest) grew up…

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Alessandra Stenta’s 21-Day Wellness Program inspires well-being by Admin

Los Angeles-based professional dancer and wellness expert Alessandra Stenta has created a 21-Day Wellness Program, called “Aspire with Alessandra”, that provides tools to help us tune in…

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