June 2016


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  • Inside DM: The Revolutionaries of Our June Issue

    The question surrounding this month’s Tony Awards isn’t whether Hamilton will win: Most everyone who’s been paying attention agrees ... More »

  • June Performances Not To Miss

    Saratoga Celebrates 50 SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY The official summer home of New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center is ...

  • Follow The Leaders

    New directors are taking the reins at three major American dance companies. Gennadi Nedvigin, at Atlanta Ballet The news about ...

  • So Long, DC

    American Dance Institute moves to Catskill, New York. In the five short years since expanding its mission, a modest ...

  • 10 Minutes with Guillaume Côté

    The rising choreographer premieres his first evening-length work. Guillaume Côté built his international reputation as an impassioned dancer, noted ...

  • On the Rise: Raja Feather Kelly

    With spidery limbs and a sprawling imagination, Brooklyn-based Raja Feather Kelly brings a vivid boundlessness to all he does. ...

  • Advice for Dancers: When the Going Gets Tough

    Should you quit your job if you hate your boss? Plus how to recover from a depressing breakup. I accepted ...

  • Hamilton’s Dance Revolution

    The runaway hit is carving out new possibilities for dance on Broadway.  Picture a group of dancers who can ...

  • Big, Bad Habits

    Five pros talk about how they have worked—and, in some cases, are still working—to overcome their biggest technical hurdles. ... More »

  • The Dancer’s Guide to Cuba

    The state of dance in an evolving country Dance is central to the cultural life of Cuba, a country ...

  • Get the Look: Dynamic and Bold Hues at Aladdin

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  • Dry Needling

    Why dancers are having their trigger points released with a needle We are all looking for a little magic when ...

  • Skip These Smoothie Mistakes

    Blending fruit can make a healthy snack—if you do it right. It’s two hours until showtime, and you want ...

  • Working Out With Rena Butler

    How the Bill T. Jones dancer finds balance between lengthening and strengthening Rena Butler needs an unusual amount of ...

  • Summer Slump

    Don’t let an unexpected problem derail your summer intensive. When Laura Faure was 20 years old, she was thrilled ... More »

  • Music in Motion

    Student choreographers and musicians get collaborative. You might think only professional dancers and choreographers get to perform with a ...

  • Dancer-preneurs

    How building a side business within the dance world can transform your career Early during her career at Pennsylvania ...

  • Why I Dance: Robert Fairchild

    Principal dancer with New York City Ballet If you imagine the notes on a sheet of music, they fly ...