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February 2014

February 2014

Curtain Up
Jennifer Stahl
Vital Signs
Wendy Perron, Kristin Schwab
Dance Matters: A Racially Charged Revamp
Donald Byrd updates his 1991 work, The Minstrel Show.
Anna Waller
Dance Matters: The Road to OZ
A new performance space will bring cutting-edge dance to Nashville.
Christopher Blank
Dance Matters: News of Note
Comings, goings, awards and appointments
Kristin Schwab
Dance Matters: In the Works
Liz Lerman's Healing Wars
Kristin Schwab
Quick Q&A: Ethan Stiefel
On choreographing for the upcoming TV show "Flesh and Bone" and taking the Royal New Zealand Ballet on a U.S. tour
Kate Lydon
On Broadway: Genie On Tap
Casey Nicholaw's choreography for Aladdin blends ethnic flavor and Broadway pizzazz.
Sylviane Gold
Advice for Dancers: Dealing With a Locked Knee
Plus, why extreme dieting adds water weight and how dancers can heal after divorce
Linda Hamilton
Taylor Made
Paul Taylor and Michael Trusnovec talk about the company's 60th anniversary season and the next chapter.
Joseph Carman
Faking Love
The secrets of onstage chemistry
Nancy Wozny
Inside His Process: Akram Khan
The Bangladeshi-British choreographer gives a rare master class to Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet.
Jennifer Stahl
Wendy Whelan: Instagramming Through Injury
While many dancers hide their injuries, New York City Ballet star Wendy Whelan writes about how she took ownership of hers by sharing her recovery on social media.
Wendy Whelan
DM Style: Boldness Built In
A symbol of confidence and passion, strength and intensity, RED commands serious attention.
Margaret Hermanson
DM Style: Dancer's Choice
Susan Gartell
Jenny Dalzell
Learning Curves: College Dance Companies
Getting a taste of professional life as an undergrad
Leslie Holleran
Learning Curves: At a Crossroads
How Northwest Dance Project's Franco Nieto chose college
Jenny Dalzell
Take 5 for Your Career: Reeling It In
Choreographers need to be smart in how they showcase work.
Lea Marshall
On the Rise: Angelica Generosa
The PNB corps member has more than a hint of bravura.
Anna Waller
Your Body: A Smarter Nicotine Fix?
The truth behind e-cigarettes
Lynn Love
Technique My Way: Kathleen Breen Combes
The Boston Ballet principal's methods for maintenance
Jenny Dalzell
2014 Auditions Guide: Forget the Cattle Calls
A Whim W'Him audition pushes dancers to experiment.
Jenny Dalzell
2014 Auditions Guide: A Lesson in Etiquette
Four steps to excel in college auditions
Meredith Benjamin
2014 Auditions Guide: What Not To Wear
Dress for success at your next audition.
Ashley Rivers
2014 Auditions Guide: God, I Hope I Get It
Three dancers on booking musical theater jobs
Lauren Kay
2014 Auditions Listing
Start your search right here.
Nicole Buggé and Samantha Carmean
From the Vault
45 years ago this month: Bob Fosse recreates his Broadway show Sweet Charity for film.

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