Sorry Dancers, But We Love When You Get Stuck in Airports

Getting stuck at the airport is the worst, but we’re not gonna lie: When it happens to dance companies and they make videos of themselves dancing through their flight delays, it’s kind of our favorite thing. Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Ingrid Silva took to Instagram last night to document what happened when the company got stuck at the airport on their way home from sharingMore »

Tricia Miranda’s New Video is the Ultimate #Monday Motivation

Have we mentioned that we’re obsessed with our March cover star Tricia Miranda? If you’re not already head-over-heels for the hip-hop choreographer/soon to be MTV star, odds are you will be after seeing her latest video, set to Jason Derulo’s “Swalla” with choreography by Miranda and Ashanti Ledon. It features several of her students at one ofMore »

Cincinnati Ballet Bets on Women Choreographers

Cincinnati Ballet has announced their 2017-18 season, and it looks like artistic director Victoria Morgan is making a statement about gender equality with her programming choices: Of the 15 works being presented this season, 8 are choreographed by women. Kate Weare, Penny Saunders, Jennifer Archibald, Johanna Bernstein Wilt and Heather Britt are creating world premieres for the company. And MorganMore »

These Are the Issues That the NYC Dance Community Cares About

It’s not every day that you get to learn the opening of Balanchine’s Serenade from Damian Woetzel. But over 100 attendees at yesterday’s Dance/NYC Symposium at Gibney Dance were treated to exactly that at the start of the “Conversation about the Future of Dance in America” hosted by Woetzel and Afa Dworkin. (You can watch aMore »

We’re Spellbound by this Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/Woodkid Collaboration

What do you get when you add Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui‘s choreography, Woodkid’s music and Drew Jacoby‘s legs? A nearly seven-minute video that is as hypnotic as it is envy-inducing. Cherkaoui recruited Jacoby and fellow Royal Ballet of Flanders dancer Matt Foley to perform in “I Will Fall For You,” using movement from his 2015 work Fall to respondMore »

Moonlight x Ailey is the Most Beautiful Video You’ll See Today

It’s no secret that we really love NOWNESS. But it’s possible that they’ve just topped themselves. The most recent video in their Just Dance series, Moonlight x Ailey, was choreographed by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle in homage to the feature film chronicling the life of a young black man growing up in Miami.More »

Michelle Dorrance Took Over the Guggenheim Rotunda, And It Was Genius

Michelle Dorrance isn’t a MacArthur-certified “Genius” for nothing. Last night at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum, she premiered the first ever Works & Process Rotunda Project, a brand new initiative announced last summer that commissions site-specific work specifically for the Guggenheim’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Rotunda. (Next up: Daniil Simkin.) Dorrance’s project, in collaboration with fellowMore »

ABT Studio Company & Royal Ballet School Students Rehearse a World Premiere

“Maybe a fouetté was lost somewhere over the Atlantic?” Sascha Radetsky joked as a member of ABT’s Studio Company and a Royal Ballet School graduate student conferred over a step. This week, pre-professionals from both institutions were participating in an annual exchange program. We dropped in on a rehearsal for a world premiere by Royal Ballet ArtistMore »

You’re One Video Away from Performing at Jacob’s Pillow This Summer

Attention aspiring choreographers! If you missed the deadline to apply for the Inside/Out Performance Series at Jacob’s Pillow, fear not: You’ve got one more shot at showing your work on that iconic outdoor stage this summer. The Pillow has just announced the Chance to Dance viewers’ choice contest, putting the final selections of this summer’s series into theMore »

Craving Dance Films? There’s a Festival for That.

What do Justin Timberlake, swing dance, Martha Graham and a ballet school for the blind have in common? They’re all subjects of films being shown at the annual Dance on Camera Festival. Co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association, this year’s festival kicks off this Friday, February 3, and the lineup for the five-dayMore »