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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tapestry Dance Company celebrates 20 years of Soul to Sole International Tap Festival by Admin

Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company, presents its 20th annual festival of rhythm, Soul to Sole International Tap Festival (onl…

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Bowen McCauley Dance Company announces Dance for Parkinson’s Disease partnership with Maryland Youth Ballet by Admin

Bowen McCauley Dance Company (BMDC), an award-winning contemporary dance company with a legacy of community engagement, announces a partnership with Maryland Youth Ballet (MYB) to continue f…

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Will Broadway bounce back? by Admin

Governor Cuomo has announced Broadway will fully reopen to 100 percent capacity on September 14, with ticket sales starting up on May 6. For the first time in 17 months, performers and theat…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Jumping back in: Top tips on jump conditioning after quarantine by Admin

Did you know that dancers, on average, jump 200 times per class? But after a year away from the studio, we won’t just be jumping right back in. While you may have managed to maintain turno…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Minding myths and moving mountains: What you need to know about copyright for choreography by Admin

When we hear the word “copyright”, most of us tend to just pass over the word without thinking too much about it. On those occasions when we do think about it, we often shorten the word …

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Where do you perform during a pandemic? by Admin

Since theaters are closed, or severely limiting audiences, an option to consider for performance is an outdoor venue. It is not an easy transition, as many factors and conditions must be con…

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San Diego’s Rosin Box Project gains traction in southern California and beyond by Admin

Sometimes, the best laid plans just don’t work out. And sometimes, they work out far better than expected.  “Plans” is, perhaps, an imprecise term for what San Diego-based artist Ca…

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Dance life in quarantine: Teresa Reichlen knows there’s a time for everything by Admin

New York City Ballet (NYCB) Principal Teresa Reichlen had been dancing since she was a teenager — as in not really ever taking a break. Then came COVID. She was touring in Budapest when …

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Is COVID killing the arts? Part II: Nationally-known companies by Admin

Picture this: a large-scale organization, with multiple initiatives at play and planned out for many months to come, suddenly has all of those projects halted and all of that planning become…

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Casting in the age of the cloud: The visibility conundrum by Admin

Next up in our series, Casting in the age of the cloud, is all about the visibility conundrum.  In a conversation I had with a choreographer friend of mine several months ago, she said, …

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Be An #ArtsHero partners with newly-formed American Circus Alliance by Admin

Be An #ArtsHero, the non-partisan grassroots coalition working to mobilize all disciplines and regions of the arts and culture sector, is proud to announce a partnership with The American C…

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San Francisco Ballet School’s Festival returns this June by Admin

San Francisco (SF) Ballet School Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson and Director Patrick Armand will present the virtual SF Ballet School Virtual Festival on June 17, beginning at 6pm PDT w…

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Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: A. Edward Sutherland’s International House (1933) by Admin

Woke friends, I apologize in advance. I’m afraid incorrectness, of pretty much every kind, is going to be pervasive in this piece. Asian-Americans, along with those who disapprove of sexua…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Costuming and bodily autonomy: How much of a say do dancers get? by Admin

I was chatting with a friend recently who dances in a ballet company. While catching up, she complained that the dancers were being made to wear costumes none of them were in favor of. Now, …

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‘DANCERS (Slightly Out of Shape)’ gives glimpse into Pam Tanowitz’s creative process by Admin

The Fisher Center at Bard announces DANCERS (Slightly Out of Shape), a film by Liz Sargent documenting choreographer Pam Tanowitz and her dancers’ return to rehearsal in 2020 during t…

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Trans Representation on Broadway Panel: Part I by Admin

As part of the Brain Lab series, Kalyn West and I were honored to welcome panelists Christian Lewis, L Morgan Lee, Hayley St. James, Donnie Cianciotto and Preston Allen to discuss why repres…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

OnStage Dance Company’s ‘Season 20’: Not on stage but still dancing by Admin

April 16-25, 2021.Accessible through the company’s website. Moving together in the stage lights, feeling the energy of your castmates and the audience: rehearsing and performing virtually …

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Getting back to an essence: New York City Ballet in Kyle Abraham’s ‘When We Fell’ by Admin

April 8, 2021.On YouTube, as part of New York City Ballet’s digital season. In the quiet of solitude, with all of the noise of the busy world stripped away, we can get back to essence —…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

On the move: Dancer and choreographer Jenn Freeman by Admin

Dance Informa recently had the opportunity to check in with dancer, choreographer, teacher and all around artist Jenn Freeman. She has danced in works by Sonya Tayeh, Mia Michaels, Kyle Abra…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Dr. Drama at BroadwayCon 2021 – Musicals & Mental Health Panel by Admin

This past weekend, I moderated a panel on Musicals & Mental Health during the pandemic at BroadwayCon, theater’s annual fan convention. This conversation featured Hailey Kilgore (Once …

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

British choreographer Liam Scarlett dies at 35 by Admin

Liam Scarlett, the internationally acclaimed British choreographer who left The Royal Ballet last year after claims of sexual misconduct, has died at the age of 35 at his home in Ipswich, En…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Recontextualizing legacy and versatility: New York City Ballet’s ‘Three Sides of Balanchine’ by Admin

Thursday March 4th, 11th, and 18th at 8 PM.Streamed on YouTube as part of NYCB’s Digital Season. George Balanchine — the artist who, arguably, had more influence on American ballet than …

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Brand new performing arts film: Laura Carruthers’ ‘Grace Fury’ by Admin

Filmmaker, choreographer, ballerina and Scottish Dance champion Laura Carruthers leads world class performing artists in the new performing arts film, Grace Fury. The feature film travels …

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Art for the times: Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ Part I by Admin

Premiered February 3, 2021.Available through Facebook and YouTube. “It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times,” Nina Simone once said. Issues of race and justice have been particula…

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The clarity of a surrealistic mirror: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in Rena Butler’s ‘A Tale of Two’ by Admin

Released October 2020.Accessible through It’s commonly said — “art is a mirror”, reflecting ourselves and our world back at us so that we can see it more clea…

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We still have each other: Island Moving Company’s ‘Together in this Dream — Dancing Through the Digital Divide’ by Admin

March 6, 2021.Streamed live from The Gamm Theater.  COVID has us not able to hug certain loved ones, precluded from breaking bread with good friends and barred from experiencing creative ac…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Is COVID killing the arts? Part I: Emerging companies by Admin

The current state of things is the biggest seismic shift in the dance world seen yet for many, if not most, dance artists and enthusiasts: theaters shut down, staged productions turned to fi…

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Steps on Broadway announces Carol Paumgarten Fund to support scholarships by Admin

Steps on Broadway, the internationally recognized dance training center now in its 41st year, announced the establishment of The Carol Paumgarten Fund for Steps on Broadway, to commemorate …

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Martha Graham Dance Company’s virtual GrahamFest95 celebrates company’s 95th anniversary by Admin

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company’s 95th season culminates in a three-day virtual festival featuring livestreams of Martha Graham classics, the company premiere of Elisa Mo…

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Dancers’ top takeaways from leading sports nutrition conference by Admin

Revolutionizing Performance Nutrition was the theme of 2021’s symposium for the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) practice group. This subgroup of the Academy of Nutriti…

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NYC dance studios to reopen: What to expect by Admin

After a year of lockdown, dance studios in New York City were finally given permission to reopen on March 22. Studios are cleared to operate at 33 percent capacity, given they’ve updated t…

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