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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jeffrey and Lia Cirio’s Cirio Collective strives for exploration through collaboration by Admin

In summer 2013, brother and sister duo Jeffrey and Lia Cirio, principal dancers with American Ballet Theatre and Boston Ballet, respectively, started a summer gig for choreographers and danc…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

KAIROS Dance Theater’s ‘STOCKS & BONDS’ at Listen Hear: The Art of Sound by Admin

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts. July 7, 2017. Part of artistic modernism is a chipping away at – even, sometimes, a knocking down of – the walls betweens …

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Monday, July 10, 2017

MOMIX is raw and mesmerizing in ‘Opus Cactus’ at The Joyce by Admin

The Joyce Theater, New York, NY. June 30, 2017. It’s 2017, and in order for audiences to be wowed nowadays, performances often incorporate high-tech special effects, complex mechanical set…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Do you know how Marley Floors got their name? by Admin

If you are a dancer, you’ve heard the term “Marley Floors” at some point. When you think about them, you probably imagine the flooring of your home dance studio, or that performance su…

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’s Chase Johnsey by Admin

Chase Johnsey is not afraid to be different. And from mimicking the line dancing in a Billy Ray Cyrus music video, to winning national titles in clogging, and now to performing male and fema…

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Jacob’s Pillow expanding to become year-round center for dance by Admin

Jacob’s Pillow, celebrating its 85th Festival in 2017, is a National Historic Landmark, recipient of the National Medal of Arts and home to America’s longest-running international d…

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Vegan diets: A skyrocketing trend, but are they safe for dancers? by Admin

What do Sylvie Guillem, Natalie Portman, Serena Williams, Alec Baldwin and Joaquin Phoenix have in common? They are all very public about their vegan diet. While the term “vegan” might s…

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Richmond Ballet brings its culture of intelligent costuming to the Joyce by Admin

They say that costuming can make or break a performance. If your dancers are stellar, it won’t matter, bad costumes are merely a dent in a solid structure. But also, if your dancers are st…

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Hydration know-how for dancers by Admin

Without question, water is an incredibly important ingredient for life. We can live far longer without food than we can without water. H2O is at the center of innumerable chemical reactions …

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Choreographer Denis Jones on Paper Mill’s ‘Mary Poppins’ by Admin

Denis Jones is one of today’s most exciting choreographers on the musical theater scene. Whether designing dances for an original work or a revival production, his aesthetic draws upon cla…

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Dance education on the cheap by Admin

Nothing can replace taking class for developing technique and artistry, of course. But learning about dance history, contemporary choreographers and companies, technique and performance tips…

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The fifth annual Legacy36: A line of former Rockettes by Admin

Most dancers are familiar with the Rockettes, Radio City Music Hall’s dance troupe of tall, talented and beautiful precision dancers. While the Rockettes are best known for their annual Ch…

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Introducing Mac Allen by Admin

In May, Kentucky native Mac Allen was named the winner for BellaMoxi Dance Convention’s 2017 Emerging Artists Choreographic Festival in Phoenix, AZ, for her routine A State of Being. Curre…

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Ballet BC at work: Dancing through collaboration and conversation by Admin

Emily Molnar, artistic director of Ballet BC, has had a vision for the Canadian company since she took over its leadership in 2009: to be a hub of creativity where choreographers can instant…

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Mary Claire King makes Broadway debut in ‘War Paint’ by Admin

As dancers, we buy and wear a lot of makeup — red lipstick, false eyelashes, peachy pink blush and so much more. But have you ever wondered about the history of the makeup industry in our …

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Atlanta Ballet 2: Growing up and out by Admin

Rome wasn’t built in a day, they say. It’s the same for artists; growth takes years of practice, learning from mistakes and meaningful experiences. Just like a city, artists also have ma…

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Inaugural Male Dancer Conference seeks to inspire the guys by Admin

From the founders and owners of Boys Dance Too: The Dance Store for Men comes the inaugural Male Dancer Conference, set for August 18-21, at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance in…

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AbunDance: Inspiring the next generation of multi-cultural artists by Admin

Since its initial class of just 30 students back in 2013, AbunDance Academy of the Arts has blossomed into a multi-faceted arts initiative serving the greater Brooklyn community. Broadway v…

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

UDMA Dance Resource and Costume Show returns to four cities by Admin

The United Dance Merchants of America (UDMA) Dance Resource and Costume Show will bring master teachers, leading costume designers and innovative dance professionals together under one roof,…

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Theater Arts Preparatory School in Las Vegas: ‘You can get there from here!’ by Admin

In the spring of 2015, I was contacted by Don Mirault about teaching for a new program that he was launching in Las Vegas. Mirault has distinguished himself in every medium of our business. …

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Tap Dance King Mike Minery takes on another year at DancerPalooza and Dance Teacher Summit by Admin

The time is quickly approaching for the dance event that dance teachers and students alike look forward to each year: DancerPalooza and the Dance Teacher Summit. Characterized as a “one-of…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Ways to keep your choreography fresh by Admin

Maybe the biggest struggle for choreographers is keeping choreography fresh, new, innovative and exciting. Dance is ever evolving and changing, and keeping up with new trends (or creating ne…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Eisenhower Dance shifts leadership – Still engaging with all by Admin

What, per-se, can we say an organization is? It has no physical location, apart from its offices and accompanying spaces, or other tangible presence. Many people balked when Mitt Romney clai…

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IBM Watson supercomputer’s first cognitive dance party by Admin

When dancers hear the word “robot”, they’ll probably break out the well-known dance move! With “the robot”, motions start and end with a physical dimestop (an abrupt stop). Michael…

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Sarah Bishop pulls back the curtain on the ‘Cabaret’ National Tour by Admin

Former dance competition kid and current Broadway Connection Teaching Artist Sarah Bishop grew up in small town America, but now she has spread her wings and is touring the country on the Ca…

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American Ballet Theatre makes love easy to believe in ‘Giselle’ by Admin

Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York. May 30, 2017. The house roared with a prolonged standing ovation. Over 170 years after its premiere, the iconic romantic ballet Giselle, perform…

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Recover faster, stronger, and reduce sore muscles during summer intensives by Admin

I have fond memories of going to Boston Ballet School every summer, but I’ll never forget how sore and exhausted I was. We used to joke that we wished there was a magic pill to make it all…

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James Whiteside: From competition kid to ABT star by Admin

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal James Whiteside is not your stereotypical premier male danseur. He’s got an edge. Whiteside started as a competition kid, training at the D̵…

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The unity of art: Arch Contemporary Ballet’s ‘Hues of Memory’ by Admin

The Davenport Theatre, New York, New York.  May 30, 2017. It might be a grand claim, but nothing can unify quite like art can. 1940s Hollywood musicals, for example, offered light-hearted a…

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Al Blackstone choreographs on 10 Hairy Legs by Admin

No, Al Blackstone is not choreographing a piece on some extra-limbed tarantula but on the all-male modern dance company called 10 Hairy Legs. 10 Hairy Legs was founded in 2012 as a reperto…

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Bryant Park presents month-long contemporary dance series  by Admin

This summer, on Friday evenings from June 16-July 14, Bryant Park will showcase a series of performances highlighting fresh, original and innovative artists in the contemporary dance realm. …

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