Fundraising sucks. No one likes it. Founders don't start companies so they can spend half their time asking people for money and VCs don't love the dance either. However, it's a necessary animal, so the least everyone can do is act professionally, and most of all value each other's time. Show More Summary
The Martha Graham Dance Company has run three Kickstarter projects, including one to support its 90th season. We were poking around in our stats and discovered that we recently passed a nice round milestone: More than 100,000 independent creators have funded their projects with Kickstarter. Show More Summary
On July 28, the Heidi Latsky Dance, a modern dance company that includes people with disabilities, will perform along the High Line and at the Whitney Museum's outdoor galleries. The post A Dance Performance Commemorates the Americans with Disabilities Act appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Blac Chyna is on the road and giving lap dances again, but not for dollar bills... just for her new bf. Chyna did a paid appearance at Miami's Mynt Lounge Friday night, and brought her boo, Mechie, along to keep her company. The singer was well…
Artistic director Seán Curran of the Seán Curran Company in New York City likes to tell a story about his Irish immigrant father watching contemporary dance. “He always did this thing which I thought was so great,” said Curran. “At intermission he would turn around to the people sitting in the row behind him and […]
About 25 years ago, at a rap concert in Canada, Homer Bryant had an idea: "I thought if I put rap and ballet together, I might have a hit on my hands." Eventually, he did: video of his dancers went hugely viral (and got the pearl-clutchers a-clutching). Now (if he can find the donors) he's […]
Most people see a work of dance once it has been finished. The movements are polished, the steps flow without pause and there is more or less a beginning, middle and end — it is in other words, complete. But dances don’t just happen. The final product comes from weeks, months and sometimes years of […]
Abby Lee Miller put her dance studio, Abby Lee Miller Dance Company LA, up for rent when she was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for fraud charges. Now, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that her studio has been sold! “No, it is not available,” Real Estate Agent Erica Taylor confirmed. “The space Read More
"Enter the new National Center for Choreography at The University of Akron. Its mission: to support the research and development of new dance by providing choreographers, dance companies, arts administrators and dance writers access to [its] world-class facilities... seven dance studios, two black-box theaters and main-stage theaters of two different sizes."
"It's difficult to imagine a Batsheva Dance Company without Ohad Naharin at the helm. The provocative choreographer has been the Israeli troupe's artistic director since 1990, during which time the company, its lead choreographer and his movement language, Gaga, have become more or less synonymous. But changes are afoot. Batsheva quietly announced on its website […]
During summer, serious dance students sign up for intensives that offer expert training with top teachers and choreographers associated with prestigious dance companies. The most common are with ballet companies. Anna Ellwein and Tivoli Treloar of Crean Lutheran High School looked outside the box and signed up for a week in New York with the […]
Thodos Dance Chicago's performance in the "Made in Chicago" series at the Auditorium Theatre last March marked the end of the group's run as an ensemble company, after artistic director Melissa Thodos announced she would disband her 25-year-old company to focus on independent projects. After "Made...
In January, the company's board of directors decided not to renew the contracts of Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda, who had led Sacramento Ballet for three decades and developed it into a fully professional outfit. They're being replaced, as of next season, by Amy Seiwert, who spent most of the 1990s dancing in the company […]
During a Photon Lovol event of some sort, a skilled driver inside a front loading tractor was able to make the oddly nimble machine dance to the music on its front wheels. The Chinese company prides themselves on the precision of their dancing machines and have created a number of videos showing them in action. Show More Summary
Elmhurst Ballet School, in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, announces details of its graduate destinations for 2017. The academic year draws to a close and staff and students of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Article by Catherine Rush; images by Jamie Hopper. — Lauri Stallings’ name is one synonymous with the Atlanta dance community, her particular practice, with her company glo, growing deeper as it looks inward: fostering site-specific works, community collaboration and “always thinking about public as a private matter.” “You caught me in an away time,” Stallings...
The Dance We Made, an interactive pop-up event, invites people to choreograph for the professional dancer Tim Casson, a member of the Jasmin Vardimon Company who teaches regularly at Sadler’s Wells and other major companies.
“When the music stops, in terms of liquidity, things will be complicated. But as long as the music is playing, you’ve got to get up and dance. We’re still dancing,”Citigroup CEO Chuck PrinceJuly 2007Watching new era car company Tesla...Show More Summary
The trailer containing the St. Paul Ballet's portable stage floor, used for more than two dozen community outreach performances annually, was stolen from outside its headquarters over the weekend.
Sexy, soapy and spectacular Shaping Sound, the company whose artistic director is Emmy-winning “So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer Travis Wall, performed its latest mash-up of contemporary styles during a two-night run this week at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Shaping Sound sets the dance drama “After...