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Presenting the 2015 A.C.E. Award Winners!

July 29, 2015 by

Whew! At last night’s Capezio A.C.E. Awards, there was some FIERCE dancing. Fifteen finalists battled it out onstage for some pretty amazing prizes: $3,000, $5,000 or $15,000 to produce their own show next year.
The A.C.E. … Continue reading

Look Who’s Here!

July 28, 2015 by

We’re excited to be in sunny California for our Dance Teacher Summit this week, where the pages of the magazine come to life. Look who we ran into on opening night:

1. Denise Wall 


2. Al Blackstone

3. … Continue reading

In the Magazine »

Dream Big

July 1, 2015 by

Why sleep matters
If you’ve led morning classes or rehearsals, you may be familiar with those dancers who enter the studio carrying a coffee from the closest café, or whose floor stretches look, in part, … Continue reading

Starinah Dixon

July 1, 2015 by

Music for tap
For Starinah Dixon, the most exciting skill to teach tappers is improvisation; it’s a practice she’s been polishing her entire life. As the younger sister of M.A.D.D. Rhythms founder Bril Barrett, she says, … Continue reading

A Conversation with Ballet Dancer Daniil Simkin

July 1, 2015 by

At 27, Daniil Simkin is shaping up to be the next Renaissance man of the dance world. He’s a principal with American Ballet Theatre; he’s producing—and dancing in—the repertory project INTENSIO, which premieres four new … Continue reading

We’re Headed to L.A.!

July 1, 2015 by

An unofficial westward migration is quietly taking place these days. If New York City is the dance capital of the U.S., then Los Angeles is its summer vacation home. The East Coast/West Coast debate is … Continue reading