Thursday, April 26, 2018

4 ways to expand your stylistic versatility by Admin

Versatility. It’s become quite a buzz word in the dance world. It’s said that the more a dancer can do, the more likely it is that he/she will work consistently – and even sometim…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Buck and Boogz: ‘Love Heals All Wounds’ by Admin

NYU Skirball, New York, New York. April 14, 2018. The NYC premiere of Love Heals All Wounds, directed and choreographed by Jon Boogz and Lil Buck, with spoken word poetry by Robin Sanders, w…

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

From classical to contemporary: Choreographer Gabrielle Lamb finds her voice by Admin

When choreographer Gabrielle Lamb was a child, she gathered classmates at her performing arts Montessori school in Savannah, Georgia, and created a show focused on arguably the most ambitiou…

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World Dance Movement celebrates 10th Anniversary by Admin

World Dance Movement, a leader in the international dance scene, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. Founded by Artistic Director Michèle Assaf, World Dance Movement (WDM) was bo…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

‘STOMP’: The international sensation  by Admin

Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia.  April 6, 2018. The Fox Theatre was turned into symphony of sound as STOMP took the stage Friday, April 6. The set alone had a personality of its own as it gr…

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Dissolving into one: ANIKAYA Dance Theater’s ‘Conference of the Birds’ by Admin

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. April 7, 2018. Strictly speaking, there is unity and there is division. What if there could be unity even with difference, if difference di…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Kristin Wagner’s ‘…that’s what she said’: Dances from the female perspective by Admin

The Dance Complex, Cambridge, Massachusetts. March 31, 2018. In a time of significant political and social turmoil, what role do the arts play? A mirror, catharsis, an outlet for representat…

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Atlanta Ballet excels in compelling mixed repertory program ‘Tu Tu & More’ by Admin

Cobb Energy Center, Smyrna, Georgia. April 14, 2018. While writing this review of Atlanta Ballet’s mixed repertory program, Tu Tu & More, I realized just how much I appreciate and enj…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Kinections Dancegroup: Connecting the steps toward a professional career by Admin

It can be daunting to begin to even think about navigating into a professional dance career. Yes, you have years of training under your belt, and, yes, you have the love and passion for danc…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Together We Know Dance by Admin

Só Dança, the dancewear and dance shoe company that’s been supplying dancers worldwide with quality attire for over 20 years, recently partnered with the one and only Broadway Dance Cent…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency is common, and it’s a bigger concern than most dancers realize by Admin

My daughter is now taking five dance classes a week, so at a recent visit to her pediatrician, I asked about testing for vitamin D deficiency. Our physician stated that in most cases she doe…

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Making the choice to the ‘pointe’: The right age to go en pointe by Admin

Every little ballerina dreams about it, and every adult ballerina remembers it: that first time en pointe. On the less magical side of things, there’s a lot of hard work involved (padding,…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

State Street Ballet: Creating art that moves by Admin

Great things come from humble beginnings. Change and growth are two monumental things that shape the journey and pave the way to success. Rodney Gustafson, artistic director of State Street …

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Balancing school and dance: Schedules, cell phones, social life and so much more! by Admin

Dancers are notorious for their drive, stamina and perfectionism. While some focus these tendencies on dance, many others let that bleed into all aspects of their lives. With youth, that lar…

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Prix de Lausanne winner Aviva Gelfer-Mundl by Admin

Southern California dancer Aviva Gelfer-Mundl is an up-and-coming star. In addition to being awarded first place among senior women in the classical category during the Youth America Grand P…

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Can you avoid the Freshman 15? by Admin

The myth of the dreaded “Freshman 15” can be daunting for any college student, but it could be particularly unnerving for college dancers and athletes. Studies show, however, that actual…

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Broadway News – Spring 2018 by Admin

2018 is already starting off to be an exciting year for Broadway, especially when it comes to dance on Broadway. Whether in revivals, movies-turned-musicals, jukebox shows or brand new produ…

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Step by step: Dancing with growth spurts by Admin

That “gawky” feeling – when limbs feel too long for one’s body, as if not really their own. In the pre-teen and teen years – an already turbulent time of raging hormone…

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Wonderbound and the Colorado Symphony bring Mozart to life by Admin

This April, Colorado-based dance company Wonderbound will join forces with the Colorado Symphony for its program Madness, Rack, and Honey, featuring two eclectic ballets set to the music of …

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Capezio celebrates 130 years of excellence with Awards event by Admin

Capezio, one of the foremost dancewear and dance shoes brands in the world, and a household name, will soon celebrate its legacy of 130 years of excellence with a special event, Capezio Danc…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Finding home on the road with ‘The King and I’ cast member Saki Masuda by Admin

Saki Masuda is dreaming. Or she swears she must be, anyway. Years ago, as an aspiring dancer in Japan, just learning to turn out and tendu in her first ballet class, Masuda could never have …

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Monday, April 2, 2018

6 tights tips and tricks you need to know by Admin

Every dancer has a drawer full of tights, whether they’re ballet pink or black bedazzled fishnets. Dance Informa has compiled a list of tips and tricks to keep your tights beautiful for da…

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Bill Parsons’ Dance Photography Exhibit: Moving energy in images by Admin

The Dance Complex, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  March 25, 2018. It’s said that dance is the most ephemeral art form; arguably, more than any other art form, there’s nothing quite like see…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Yuki Ozeki helps bring ‘The King and I’ to life. by Admin

Broadway Connection (BC), a performing arts education company, boasts a stellar faculty that is committed to inspiring the next generation’s love of musical theater. Most of the organizat…

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Boston Ballet in ‘Romeo and Juliet’: Worlds of the classics by Admin

Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts. March 17, 2018. There’s certainly something to be said for adapting classic tales for the modern era, so that they’re more accessible and appea…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

ABT’s James Whiteside + Capezio = new MR ballet shoe  by Admin

In an exciting collaboration, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal James Whiteside and Capezio have created a new ballet shoe especially for men, the MR (Mister).  The cutting-edge, pate…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Eurotard Dancewear introduces new range of dance shoes by Admin

Eurotard Dancewear, a much-loved dancewear leader, has now added dance shoes to its repertoire! This April, Eurotard unveils the collection – its first, carefully curated and crafted set o…

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Atlanta Ballet’s ‘Black Swan’ shows a company on the cusp of a new generation by Admin

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia. March 16, 2018. Atlanta Ballet, under director Gennadi Nedvigin, continues to reinforce its commitment to traditional, classical ballet …

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Optical illusions and reality in Boston Ballet’s ‘Parts in Suite’ by Admin

Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts. March 10, 2018. A striking thing about dance can be how some things are optical illusion, and some things are actually, physically happening with b…

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NYCDA Foundation awards $130,000 in scholarships by Admin

On March 12, the New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) Foundation celebrated awarding over $1.9 million in college scholarships over the years with a fundraising performance at New York City…

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