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VIDEO: Fall For Dance Festival 2015

It wouldn’t be back to school without the promise of Fall For Dance approaching.

This year we are proud to present the 2015 Fall For Dance Festival trailer, made in partnership with New York City Center. You’re just in time to make your picks — tickets go on sale this Sunday, September 13th at 11 AM.

Katie Florez | Photo Bram De Martelaere Katie Florez | Photo Bram De Martelaere

On The Life of A Freelance Dancer

6:44 a.m. on a Monday my mind is up and racing. I roll over into the warm body next to me listening to my head say “time to get up” as my face presses further into my boyfriend’s chest. I wish every day started with a beautiful elegant dancerly stretch but usually it’s me stepping on dirty laundry kicking in the leg on my Ikea desk that I never power drilled properly as I make my way to the bathroom. Today is not a dance day, unfortunately. Today I work at the restaurant for six and half hours.

Maurya Kerr Selfie Maurya Kerr Selfie

Posed and Answered with Maurya Kerr of tinypistol

Maurya Kerr founded tinypistol after a twelve year career with Alonzo King LINES Ballet. tinypistol has been honored by a 2011 Hubbard Street National Choreographic Competition award, a 2012 CHIME grant affording her the opportunity to work in mentorship with Alex Ketley, and a University of Minnesota 2014/15 Cowles Visiting…

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Relevé AC offers free ballet at their school in Mexico Relevé AC offers free ballet at their school in Mexico

Dancers of Nederlands Dans Theater Give Back

Did you need another reason to admire Nederlands Dans Theater—something beyond the characteristic sleekness and power that has built their reputation and hiked their YouTube views for decades? How about the fact that they are giving back on a yearly basis–putting a ballet slipper on a brand-new

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in 'Grace Engine' | Photo Julieta Cervantes Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in 'Grace Engine' | Photo Julieta Cervantes

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: What Just Happened?

There was no visible smoke signal leading up to Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet‘s closing. When I saw the announcement on my Facebook feed last night, I grabbed my calendar to make sure it wasn’t April Fools—a little misguided prank from the companies new summer intern – two glasses of rosé…

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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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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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Ballet Hispanico | Photo Eduardo Patino Ballet Hispanico | Photo Eduardo Patino

REVIEW: Ballet Hispanico Program A at the Joyce Theater

Ballet Hispanico holds a great luxury in their diverse and vibrant company members. Known for a colorful blending of classical and contemporary vocabularies with the grounded and passionate traditions of Latin dance, the company moves to further stretch boundaries with the works presented in their current season. The key to success for the evolving company lies in presenting their dancers as the athletic movers they are without losing the subtlety that draws audiences in. This balance was achieved to various degrees in program A of their current Joyce season.