Apply to Show Your Choreography at Jacob’s Pillow

It may only be fall, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to set your choreographic sights on summertime. If you’ve ever dreamed of presenting your work at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, now’s the time to submit your materials. Applications for their annual Inside/Out performance series are currently open through October 31. Aside from the undeniable cachet of showingMore »

Your All-Day Backstage Pass to Lincoln Center

Are you already feeling post-World Ballet Day blues? Never fear! Your next all-day online binge watch is just two days away. This Friday, Lincoln Center will host a livestream on its Facebook page from 8:30 am EST to “curtain down” Friday night. All 11 of the performing arts organizations that make up Lincoln Center will participate. Livestreams are becoming an increasinglyMore »

Westward Ho: Is California Raiding NYC for Its Dance Professors?

Maybe I’m paranoid, but it seems like the California universities are stealing our East Cost treasures. Okay, maybe I’m overreacting—it’s only a stampede of three. Lar Lubovitch, a 2016 Dance Magazine Awardee, has been offered a spot on the faculty of UC Irvine. Besides being an internationally award-winning choreographer, Lubovitch has had a profound effect on danceMore »

Need Advice? Hire an ABT Dancer to Be Your Mentor

Many dancers today are no longer content just being artists. More and more are flexing their entrepreneurial skills, starting their own businesses while still dancing full-time. The latest dancer-run enterprise comes from group of American Ballet Theatre dancers. Current soloists Sarah Lane and Craig Salstein along with former members Luis Ribagorda and Eric Tamm are launching a new site this week called Ballet Mentor, an online mentorshipMore »

Announcing the 2016 Dance Magazine Awards

Is there any better treat than getting to honor the greats among us? Since 1954, the Dance Magazine Awards have celebrated dozens of dance artists who’ve made outstanding contributions to our field. This year is no different. We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Dance Magazine Awards will go to choreographer Lar Lubovitch, New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck, modern dance icon andMore »

Dance Magazine Announces New Ownership

Frederic M. Seegal has acquired DanceMedia, a suite of five respected publications (both print and digital) written for and by dancers, including the renowned Dance Magazine, which marks its 90th year of publication in 2017. Seegal, Vice Chairman of Peter J. Solomon Company, has made his career advising major media, telecom and internet clients. HeMore »

Diana Vishneva to Give Final Performance with ABT

Even as the dance world becomes more global, with stars hopping from company to company, sometimes producing their own shows and commissioning their own choreographers, Diana Vishneva stands out as one of ballet’s busiest globetrotters. Now, the 40-year-old Russian is paring down her schedule in a big way: American Ballet Theatre announced yesterday that she willMore »

Dancers Petition Against Staatsballett Berlin’s New Directors

September has been a trying month for the dancers of Staatsballett Berlin, Germany’s largest ballet company. Last week, they learned that current artistic director Nacho Duato will be departing from the company at the close of the 2018–19 season, and his successors will be Sasha Waltz and Johannes Öhman, as co-artistic directors. This news, especially the appointment of Waltz, aMore »