If you are already gifted at picking up choreography, skip this article. But, if you or a dancer you know could be better and faster when learning new combinations this post has tips and tricks for you!
Guest writer: Alyssa Springer Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2015 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market “Putting on the Ritz.” It was another successful year, full of glitz and glamour to commemorate the 35th annual event, this year honoring all Nutcracker Market shoppers. The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is a signature fundraising event […]
"If one theater in New York’s Broadway theater district were to be named the most famous, the privilege would fall virtually uncontested to the Palace, designed not as a legitimate stage theater but as a vaudeville house. Yet no other...
Even if your draconian boss won't let you leave the office early today to get your Thanksgiving weekend cooking – he will leave early, of course – you can get him back by whiling away this afternoon watching the Royal...
“Preludes and Fugues,” “Yowzie” Twyla Tharp Joyce Theater presents at David H. Koch Theater New York, NY November 19, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman For her golden jubilee of making dance, Twyla Tharp, at 74, chose to make yet more. Show More Summary
“Sita, Gentle Warrior” Devi Dance Theater, Somapa Thai Dance Company, and Santi Budaya Indonesian Performers Dance Place Washington, DC November 21, 2015 by George Jackson © 2015 by George Jackson Fun could be had watching “Sita” and trying to sort out the sources of its diverse dances. Show More Summary
"Cariño" "Selección Natural" Mayra Bonard Joe Goode Annex San Francisco, CA November 20, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2015 If you live in the Bay Area and want to see contemporary dance from Argentina, you better go there. Show More Summary
“Custodians of Beauty” Pavel Zustiak’s Palissimo Company Solange MacArthur Studio Theater American Dance Institute Rockville, Maryland November 20, 2015 by George Jackson © 2015 by George Jackson This prank started late. The audience...Show More Summary
on the cover of Dance Magazine. Thanks to the Haglund'eeler who rocketed the picture to us this afternoon. Can't wait to see her on stage again when Miami City Ballet has its Joyce Season at the Koch Theater in April....
“Blue Name” Silas Riener The Chocolate Factory Queens, NY October 15, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel If you were looking for a curtain, you were at the wrong show. In the industrial white space of The Chocolate Factory – intimate yet raw – we found Silas Riener just at the end of his warmup. Show More Summary
“Inked,” “Murmur” Aakash Odedra Baryshnikov Arts Center New York, NY October 22, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Every garden needs cross-pollination. In New York, the push from the Indian dance community to help the form take root here has meant an accent on traditional styles and values, with few hybrids. Show More Summary
“They Rose at Dawn” Aparna Ramaswamy The Joyce Theater New York, NY October 6, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel In Aparna Ramaswamy’s concert you couldn’t tell where the music ended and the dance began. “They Rose at Dawn” was a concen-trated solo performance and bharata-natyam recital. Show More Summary
Damian Woetzel’s “Demo: Time” Terrace Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC November 15, 2015 by George Jackson © 2015 by George Jackson Three movie theaters dominated the social scene in an urban neighborhood of America’s Midwest where I spent part of my childhood during World War 2. Show More Summary
Leave the "Dirty Dancing" to Patrick and Jennifer with these tips for making shoes, dancewear, costumes, floors, and more look good as new.
Lee Wilson's memoir places the American dance scene in historical context. Through this book review and interview, we learn that in some ways, women may have less power in the ballet world than in the 1960's, and that the world is a far larger place than most Americans imagine.
We don't yet have casting info for the December 6 Bolshoi in Cinema presentation of John Neumeier's incredible The Lady of the Camellias, but we have this teasing promo with Lantratov and Obraztsova, which will play over and over fo...
Sylvie Guillem – Life in Progress “Techné,” “Duo2015,”“Here & After,”“Bye” City Center New York, NY November 13, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Sylvie Guillem isn’t interested in goodbyes. “Life in Progress,” her final tour, isn’t a farewell, but a snapshot of transition. Show More Summary
Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour pulls into Lincoln Center on Tuesday night. This is our rare chance to sit in the Orchestra Pit for a performance. When has that ever happened before in this theater?! Here is a fascinating recent...
“Abraham.in.Motion” Kyle Abraham Joyce Theater New York, NY November 11, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman To a gentle jazzy piano version of “Someday My Prince Will Come,” Kyle Abraham wove his sinuous body into...Show More Summary
Spectator Company Derashinera, choreographed by Shuji Onodera Japan Society New York November 13, 2015 by Tom Phillips Copyright 2015 by Tom Phillips Amidst flying furniture and bodies, an ordinary piece of fruit -- an orange -- commands...Show More Summary