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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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Three Times Ballet Dancers in Street Clothes Wowed Us

March 4, 2015 by

Vogue recently spotlighted this film, which previews Justin Peck’s new work, Heatscape, to be premiered by Miami City Ballet at end of the month. In the video, dancers—casual in jeans and Keds—explore the city’s mural-covered Wynwood Walls, … Continue reading

Q&A With the 2015 Regional High School Dance Festival Director

March 3, 2015 by

At the Regional High School Dance Festival (which alternates yearly with the National festival), 1,000 students and teachers from high school dance programs, college representatives and summer program recruiters gather for an extended weekend of … 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