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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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Heather Rigg Teaches a Calypso Leap

Heather Rigg is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, where she leads sassy commercial jazz classes. Her performance career includes the Britney Spears "Oops!...I Did It Again" tour and other major 90s acts like *NSYNC, but Rigg, who assisted Frank Hatchett and Joe Tremaine, has always wanted to teach. Here, she teaches a calypso leap without the often-used roll to the floor.

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5 Scary Facts About Sleep Deprivation

February 27, 2015 by

National Geographic’s new documentary, Sleepless in America, is clearly designed to scare you into getting more sleep. According to the film (created with National Institutes of Health and The Public Good Projects), Americans today sleep … Continue reading

Teachers’ Tools: Up Close With Amanda Pope

February 26, 2015 by

Teachers share the philosophies and materials that make them successful in their careers and classes.
At Lower Manhattan Arts Academy, Amanda Pope begins class for high school dance majors with a mantra: “I believe in myself. I … 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