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September 2014
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East Coast, West Coast
by Karen Hildebrand

Breeding Hybrids
Los Angeles gets a high-profile interdisciplinary college dance program.

Taking a Mid-Career Leap
Cherylyn Lavagnino leaves university administration to pursue her artistic career.

Touchdowns and Tour…

September 2014
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Megan Williams Teaches Modern Under-Curves

Megan Williams is a former Mark Morris Dance Group member and is on faculty at Purchase College, State University of New York's Conservatory of Dance. Here, she teaches modern under-curves with emphasis on the importance of the neutral pelvis.

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Southern Hospitality

September 16, 2014 by

On a sticky Mississippi morning in June, several dozen of the world’s most promising young dancers gathered in the mezzanine of Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson, collectively holding their breath. They’d spent the last … Continue reading

Wendy Whelan to Perform for International Day of Peace in NYC

September 15, 2014 by

Yesssss After the Rain. There can never be enough of that heart-wrenching Christopher Wheeldon ballet. And for those of you lucky enough to be in New York City this weekend, you’ll have a chance to see it live, … Continue reading

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Paul Vasterling

September 1, 2014 by

Music for ballet 

When one is based in the heart of “music city,” it’s only natural to take advantage of the vibrant music scene. As artistic director of Nashville Ballet, Paul Vasterling has a reputation for … Continue reading

Andrea Miller

September 1, 2014 by

Onward and upward
Andrea Miller—of the Juilliard pedigree, prestigious commissions and wildly inventive choreography—isn’t one to back down from a challenge. Next month, her company, Gallim Dance (Hebrew for “waves”), will premiere an immersive installation piece … Continue reading

East Coast, West Coast

September 1, 2014 by
East Coast, West Coast

New York City has long been considered the dance capital of the world, but this year there’s been enough West Coast activity to get the attention of even die-hard New Yorkers. First we heard that … Continue reading

Maria Hanley

August 1, 2014 by

Music for early childhood class

A self-described 4-year-old at heart, Maria Hanley has a knack for understanding the mind-sets of young dancers. During the rare moment when she isn’t teaching one of her 20 weekly creative ballet … Continue reading