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"Dance Foyer at the Opera," Degas "Dance Foyer at the Opera," Degas

Flashback: Emma Livry, 1862

Ballet loves a tragic ingenue: Odette, Giselle, the girl in the red shoes–but the storied lives of its early dancers upstaged the roles they played. It’s hard not to romanticize the 19th century Paris Opera–Degas sketching the feathery dancers from his box above the flickering footlights–but offstage, the lives of his…

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Artist Feature: Adam Barruch

Adam Barruch began his career as a young actor, performing professionally on Broadway and in film and television, working with prominent figures such as Tony Bennett, Jerry Herman and Susan Stroman. He later received dance training at LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts. After three years,…

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GHOST Part 2

In conjuction with GHOST Part 1, we bring you the performance footage right from the stage. In this video Drew Jacoby, Rubinald Pronk, Prince Credell, and Leo Mujic dance the original piece by Leo Mujic for Jacoby Pronk and Dancers. It was filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2011. GHOST…

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Take Care

It’s a sad catch-22: the fact that dancers, whose bodies undergo some of the most intense physical stress of any members of the population, often don’t have the resources to give those bodies the specialized care they need. The army of freelance or “project” dancers who make up the majority…

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A Conversation on Dance On Camera 2015

Following the 2015 Dance On Camera Festival at Lincoln Center last week, Anna Rogovoy and I engaged in a lengthy email chain on what we saw and experienced. Sit in on our conversation, and share your own reactions with us in the comments: EF:  The content is so well rounded at Dance…

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Still from "All That Jazz" | Directed by Bob Fosse | 1979 Still from "All That Jazz" | Directed by Bob Fosse | 1979

Films for Every Fancy

As dance flits from the stage to the street, the museum, the abandoned building, and even the iPad, an enduring trend is the Dance on Camera festival at Lincoln Center (a co-presentation with Dance Films Association). The 43rd edition of this series opens January 30 and runs through February 3, with…

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Artist Feature: Quinn B Wharton

Quinn B Wharton was born in Seattle, Washington and raised in Hawaii. He trained at North Carolina School of the Arts, Houston Ballet Academy, Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and San Francisco Ballet School. He joined The San Francisco Ballet in 2005 and performed a number of leading roles over his…

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DancePulp Relaunches in 2015!

Welcome to 2015! And welcome to DancePulp reloaded. The DancePulp team has been hard at work imagining the many ways we can inspire and energize our creative community. In the coming year, we are anxious to bring you candid conversations, fresh imagery, insightful questions and important current news surrounding (but…

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Video: GHOST

We’re delighted to finally revive some footage that has been sitting on an abandoned hard drive. In this video Drew Jacoby, Rubinald Pronk, Prince Credell, and Leo Mujic discuss the making of an original piece by Leo Mujic for Jacoby Pronk and Dancers. It was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia and…

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Artist Feature Series

Dance is a lifelong discipline of constant practice, study, effort and creativity. More often than we realize, dancers find themselves expressing the creative impulse in mediums other than movement. Whether they sketch, compose, cook, paint, collage, design, photograph or film they find a different side of themselves from the one…

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