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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Autonomous and interdependent: Urbanity Dance in ‘Substrate Independent’ by Admin

Urbanity Central, Boston, Massachusetts. January 25, 2019. The Oxford Dictionary defines “substrate” as an “underlying substance or layer.” In Substrate Independent, Urbanity Dance c…

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Introducing the Elektra pointe shoe from Só Dança by Admin

You’ve got your pointe shoe routine down to a science… Sewing ribbons, breaking in shanks and taping your blisters so that your time on your toes is both efficient and enjoyable. But dan…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Reed Luplau releases Love is Loud video in time for Valentine’s by Admin

This week, Aussie born dancer Reed Luplau released a music video to Justin Levine’s Love is Loud. Luplau and Levine, Musical Supervisor for Moulin Rouge, met through the show this past sum…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

“Call Me Madam” at Encores! at City Center by Admin

There was a time, during what were called “the golden years” of musical theater, when the word “vehicle” was attached to a form of theatrical work that was designed to serve the tale…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Matthew Bourne’s ‘Cinderella’ brings promise to a new day by Admin

Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington, D.C.  January 16, 2019. Choreographer Matthew Bourne is probably still best known for his Swan Lake (1995), which featured an all-male, bare-cheste…

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The Hidden Ones – Explosive, Emotive, Immersive Theater by Admin

If you want to see theater that will leave you indelibly changed, dive into the immersive theatrical experience of The Hidden Ones. This 90-minute, limited dialogue show, interactive piece i…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Dancing the inner and outer: Fortitude Dance Project’s Winter Wonderland Gala by Admin

The Lantana, Randolph, Massachusetts. January 19, 2019. As a 20-year old college senior, Bettina Mahoney, director and founder of Fortitude Dance Project, was feeling like she wanted somethi…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Everybody dance now: Socioeconomic status and dance by Admin

Dancing costs money. Well, to get up and move is free, but to take classes, buy required clothing and shoes, order recital costumes, and more certainly isn’t. To have a dream to formally t…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What should I include on my dance resume? by Admin

Think of your resume and your calling card. In many ways, it’s as important as your headshot in an audition setting. So much emphasis is placed on headshots — what photographer to shoot …

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Dance teachers: Expanding your choreographic horizons by Admin

In writing this article, I was motivated by the fact that as I travel around the U.S. judging competitions and doing master classes, I am struck by the fact that the majority of the choreogr…

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How to deal with a dry spell by Admin

The performing arts are a difficult business. One day you’ve got a wonderful, well-paying gig, and the next, you’re back on the audition circuit, hustling for your next job. People will …

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Ballet and Beyond NYC: For NYC kids who have a passion for dance by Admin

Dance – and professional training – should be accessible for everyone, no matter social status, location and financial situation. Ballet and Beyond NYC is an organization devoted to givi…

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City Ballet of Cleveland leaps into its 10th season by Admin

As we welcome a new year, there are times to set goals and times to celebrate goals that we have met. There is nothing more fulfilling than celebrating an anniversary, and for pre-profession…

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Rhonda Malkin: Coaching dancers to their dreams by Admin

She’s one of the most sought-after professional dance coaches in New York City. If you haven’t (yet) heard of her, you’ve probably seen her former students in action. Rhonda Malkin tr…

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Erin Lamont choreographs for 15 million viewers by Admin

YouTube, Instagram and Facebook are just some of the hubs that we seek to watch or share choreography. What’s better is if it that choreography sparks interest, it has the chance to be re-…

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New Dance Loft on 14 Executive Director Stephen Clapp is rethinking the role of a community dance center by Admin

Change is underway in our nation’s capitol, and Stephen Clapp is making (some of) it happen. Late last year, the choreographer/dancer/administrator/cultural strategist stepped down as Exec…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Choreography Online: Catalyzing dance connections by Admin

Iconic tech giant Steve Jobs once downplayed the importance of technology itself, surprisingly enough, stating that “what’s important is that you have a faith in people….and if you…

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Handling injury, Part I: Kimberly Giannelli by Admin

Evidently enough, when dancers get significantly injured, their body needs to heal before they can get back at it again. What may be less apparent are the social, emotional and mental challe…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

10 most common audition mistakes  by Admin

Auditioning can be a nerve-wracking experience. Lots of eyes are on you, you probably feel pressure to do well, and you of course want the job. In order to help you better succeed at your ne…

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Hamilton & Bipolar Disorder & Shrink Tank by Admin

I am pleased to share this piece from a new collaboration with Shrink Tank (“If psychology and pop culture had a baby…”) exploring Alexander Hamilton and Bipolar Disorder. …

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From the studio to the television screen: A talk with Karla Curatolo by Admin

Owning a dance studio is a profession of a daily slog peppered with indispensable special moments. From cleaning the studio to keeping accountable to a larger vision for your business, the …

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cater to your older students with RAD’s Silver Swans by Admin

As a studio owner, you’re probably so consumed with your young students, offering them the best classes and opportunities, preparing for their recital, and of course making their parents h…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Jane Franklin Dance presents ‘Picture This’ by Admin

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps a picture conjures up memories or leads to new thoughts and ideas. Virginia-based Jane Franklin Dance, a company that partners with musi…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Dancers grounded and in flight: Yoo and Dancers at the 92nd Street Y by Admin

92nd Street Y, New York, New York. January 5, 2019. Humans have always wanted to fly. Dancers, for their part, learn to reach leap, reach and battement in a defiance of gravity. Might that …

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Carol Channing died Jan 15, 2019 by Admin is deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural ca…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Exciting and Daring: Sara Mearns reveals news designs at BDC by Admin

It’s a new year, and that means a time to try new things, wear new dancewear, learn something to improve your technique and maybe go outside your comfort zone for a try. And you can do all…

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Set the scene: 10 favorite recital backdrops by Admin

A recital or end-of-year performance is not just about the dancing. It’s about the whole package – costumes, lights, themes and eye-catching backdrops. For some great quality and beautif…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Dr. Drama at BroadwayCon 2019! by Admin

Dr. Drama will be presenting at the following BroadwayCon panels this year (see below or click on the link for the Con schedule: Hope to see you there!…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Choreographing on big ideas with Diana Movius of Moveius Contemporary Ballet by Admin

There are some things out there in the world that affect us all – the wider economy, climate and weather, large-scale shifts in social mores. Works of dance on these ideas have the pot…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Our top 10 picks from Só Dança’s new fashion line by Admin

Top dancewear brand, Só Dança, recently released its newest dancewear line, Fashion 1, for 2019. The Fashion 1 line is full of radiant colors, eye-catching prints and classic pieces that a…

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New Year’s movement resolutions by Admin

You are probably no stranger to the term “New Year’s resolution”. The most common are to “get healthy” or “lose weight”. I am a firm believer that you can make a resolution any…

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