The University of Chicago names Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater as the recipient of its Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal for achievement through research “deemed of great benefit to humanity.” Wheater, who danced with the … Continue reading →
The National Dance Education Organization has announced that David Dorfman will be 2015 Annual National Conference Keynote Speaker. He will speak at the Grand Closing Reception and Dinner, held on Saturday, October 10, 6:30–8:30 pm.
Dorfman is … Continue reading →
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For classically trained dancers, learning to move from the inside out can be a disorienting experience. Jamie Rae Walker, who began her career with Miami City Ballet but has danced with Paul Taylor’s … Continue reading →
Plenty of choreographers will argue that finding an audience for dance can be a Herculean task. San Francisco–based choreographer Sean Dorsey has what most would consider an added obstacle: He’s transgender, and the dance-theater work … Continue reading →
There’s something very special about an artist who takes time out of her very crowded professional life to give back to her community. We got to witness an example of this when Camille A. Brown’s … Continue reading →