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Celebrating Dance Magazine Award Honoree Tamara Rojo

This week we’re sharing tributes to all of the 2021 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our hybrid ceremony taking place December 6, visit dancemediafoundation.org. A former star of The Royal Ballet, Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo is known for her spotless technique and impassioned performances that are—to quote a review by dance critic Judith […]

The At-Home Hobbies Keeping Dancers Creative Right Now

DJing English National Ballet lead principal Jeffrey Cirio has been playing live DJ sets on Instagram. Tune in for his forth edition, this Saturday, May 30, at 5 pm Eastern. You might even get the chance to virtually mingle with dance world glitterati like James Whiteside and David Hallberg, who’ve been asking about “getting on […]

2020–21 Season Preview: The In-the-Works Shows We're Looking Forward to Most

With how rapidly the performance landscape has shifted—and continues to shift—as the world grapples with COVID-19, looking ahead can feel fraught. Many artists, organizations and presenters remain in holding patterns. Nevertheless, we wanted to celebrate the projects that have been announced that excite us, even if their details (in particular, their planned performance dates) are […]

Nobody Has a Perfect Dance Body. How Can You Turn “Imperfections” Into Assets?

Kuranaga re-enrolled in school to improve her turnout. Here in George Balanchine’s Coppélia. Photo by Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy Boston Ballet. Misa Kuranaga Boston Ballet principal The Challenge: After winning an apprenticeship to San Francisco Ballet at the Prix de Lausanne, Kuranaga realized she was still missing a vital part of her technique: turnout. “When I […]