The #ArtisticChallenge Takes Over

posted Monday, Mar 30

There's a new meme taking over my Facebook and Instagram: the artistic challenge. (Though there seems to be discrepancy over what it's actually called. The artist challenge is a contender, too.)

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Tonight: PBS Brings Mark Morris Home

posted Friday, Mar 27

Morris' L'Allegro


Mark Morris' L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato.<… Read More >


Who's That Girl?

posted Thursday, Mar 26

Americans may not yet know the name Courtney Richardson. But that’s about to change. The Detroit-born Dresden Semperoper Ballett standout will make a rare appearance on U.S. shores April 2–4 at Dance Salad Festival in … Read More >


Dancing Under a Whale: Armitage! Gone Dance at the Museum of Natural History

posted Wednesday, Mar 25

If you're craving some science and dance and you're in NYC between now and Friday, why not head to the American Museum of Natural History? 


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Cedar Lake Will Shut Down

posted Monday, Mar 23

It was the shot heard 'round the dance world: On Friday, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet announced that this will be the company's final season. A notice on its website says that the troupe will still fulfill its Boston and Brooklyn performances,… Read More >


Making It Work

posted Friday, Mar 20

Dancers at a college audition


It’s no secret that a career as a modern da… Read More >


4 Dancer-Friendly Foods to Celebrate Spring

posted Thursday, Mar 19

If you're like me, after a brutal winter in the Northeast, spring just can't get here fast enough. Besides the warmer temperatures March offers, there are plenty of in-season foods to get excited about. So on the eve of the first day of spring, why not include one of these vegetables or fruits i… Read More >

Tribeca Film Fest Is Now Dancer-Approved

posted Wednesday, Mar 18

The always-trendy Tribeca Film Festival features an intriguing twist this year: A line-up of dance films! Thank you, Robert De Niro—we highly approve of these choices. 


Our top Tribeca picks: 

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Ballet San Jose Will Keep Dancing

posted Monday, Mar 16

Not even two weeks ago, Ballet San Jose, which former American Ballet Theatre star José Manuel Carreño took ov… Read More >

Millennium Dance Complex Opens In Chicago

posted Friday, Mar 13

On March 21, Millennium Dance Complex, the L.A. studio with a teaching roster full of famed commercial choreographers like Dana Wilson, Misha Gabriel and Tokyo, will open a new branch in Chicago's West Loop. Its home… Read More >


"So You Think You Can Dance" Winner Ricky Ubeda's Broadway Debut

posted Thursday, Mar 12

Winning $250,000 may be nice, but a Broadway debut is, well, priceless. As part of his prize for winning Season 11 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” Ricky Ubeda landed an ensemble spot in the hit Broadway show On The Town from February 27 to April 26. Fresh off the whirlwind &l… Read More >


Live Stream Forsythe at PNB Tonight

posted Wednesday, Mar 11

If you've ever wondered what it's like to work in the studio with contemporary ballet mastermind William Forsythe, tonight is your chance to find out. (Or try to get a spot in the new University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance… Read More >


Ballet San Jose Needs $550,000 To Stay Afloat

posted Friday, Mar 06

Ballet San Jose announced this week that it must raise $550,000 by March 14 to keep … Read More >


Paul Taylor's 1974 Letter to His Dancers

posted Thursday, Mar 05

How does a great director nurture great dancers? In 1974, Paul Taylor wrote a letter to his company members (which he suggested they keep "tucked in each of your costumes where it will be handy to get at”) on the topic of what he calls “zunch.” His words are passionate, sometimes… Read More >


Wayne McGregor to Launch a New Arts Space in 2016

posted Wednesday, Mar 04

In the summer of 2012, droves of people flocked to London for the Olympics. But what becomes of an international sports playground once all the medals have been awarded? Many of the facilities in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been repurposed for public use&m… Read More >


Can Dance Flourish in a “Non-Dance” Town?

posted Tuesday, Mar 03

Not every city has a thriving dance scene. But a dance community doesn’t have to be large or action-packed to feel like a community. This I learned in San Antonio last Thursday.

San Antonio is not New York City or San Francisco. It’s not Houston or Dallas. But it’s … Read More >


Hamilton Is Coming to Broadway

posted Friday, Feb 27

I still remember the day at the office when I heard that Andy Blankenbuehler was going to choreograph for a hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton. Interesting, I thought, sincerely intrigued, yet skeptical. An urbanized song-and-dance story about the American Revolution? What an… Read More >

Cherkaoui Takes on Tango

posted Thursday, Feb 26

Homage and innovation pair seductively in choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s M!longa, a refreshing exploration of tango’s essence, opening tonight at New York City Cente… Read More >


Smarter Late-Night Snacking

posted Wednesday, Feb 25

Pop quiz. If you had an early dinner, but your stomach starts to growl by day's end, what should you do: Go to bed hungry, have another meal or nosh on something smaller?

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The 2015 Vail International Dance Festival Lineup Is Here

posted Monday, Feb 23



PNB's Carla Körbes and The Royal Ballet's… Read More >