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March 2015
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A New Breed
by Karen Hildebrand

On Top of the World
How Nick DeMoura became one of the most sought-after choreographers in Hollywood

Nurturing the Gift
Training the new breed of hypertalented young…

March 2015
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Blossom Leilani Crawford Teaches Pilates for Dancers

Blossom Leilani Crawford is a Pilates historian and disciple of first-generation Pilates student Kathleen Stanford Grant. Here, she demonstrates some of Kathy Grant's "Cat" exercises, a series of quadruped exercises aimed at helping hypermobile dancers develop strength and stability.

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Misty Copeland One of Crain’s “40 Under 40”

March 30, 2015 by

Jay-Z once quipped, “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man.” The same could be said about Misty Copeland, only she’s, you know, a strong, amazing, dancing woman. Her success extends so far beyond the ballet … Continue reading

Is This the Future of Dance Lighting?

March 27, 2015 by

In his latest work, Shadow, Japanese choreographer Mikiko collaborated with artist/designer/programmer Daito Manabe to create something pretty futuristic: lighting design by drones. Yep, you read that correctly. Three aerial drones follow a solo dancer (from … Continue reading

In the Magazine »

A New Breed

February 28, 2015 by

 I distinctly remember having a lively intermission conversation at a Youth America Grand Prix gala performance several years ago. We had just had our minds blown by a tiny dancer who performed with a technical … Continue reading

Robyn Mineko Williams

February 28, 2015 by

Music to inspire choreography
On one side of Robin Mineko Williams’ performance career with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is a child with a dream who papered her bedroom walls with pictures of the company; on … Continue reading

A Conversation with Dance Writer Claudia La Rocco

February 28, 2015 by

Claudia La Rocco had only a cursory knowledge of dance when her editor at The Associated Press first asked her to review a performance. “I told her, ‘Give me a few months, and I’ll study … Continue reading

The Career Issue

January 29, 2015 by

The New York City dance community has been watching our cover story unfold since late 2013, when the beloved Dance New Amsterdam studio lost its space in Lower Manhattan. What could easily have ended in … Continue reading