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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.

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Posed and Answered with Alex Ketley of The Foundry

Alex Ketley is an independent choreographer and the director of The Foundry in San Francisco. Performed in national and international competitions and festivals, Alex’s work is acclaimed and anticipated. Some awards include; the National Choo-San Goh Award, the inaugural Princess Grace Award for Choreography, the BNC National Choreographic Competition, three…

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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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VIDEO: Alexis Convento

Founder, Producing Director, and Lead Curator for The Current Sessions, sits down with DancePulp to talk about how the project based organization began, how it’s helping choreographers of our generation, and her own frustrations and goals as an art maker.

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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