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Articles by Joe Sullivan

Joe started out in the dance world as a fact checker with Dance Magazine eight years ago. In the years since, he’s worked as a copy editor for all of DanceMedia’s publications, seen many amazing performances and helped edit two dance books: Shoot Me While I’m Happy, a tap dance memoir by Jane Goldberg, and American Ballet Theatre’s The Healthy Dancer: ABT Guidelines for Dancer Health. He edits Dance Teacher’s Lead News section and can be reached at jsullivan@dancemedia.com

Savion Glover’s OM Opens This Week at The Joyce Theater

June 25, 2014 by

Last night at The Joyce, the curtain rose to reveal a stage lit with more than a hundred candles surrounding four tap floors and different religious icons. There were blown-up photos of Savion Glover’s mentors … Continue reading

Dancing in Jaffa Opens Today

April 11, 2014 by

“When you dance with someone, you get to know that person in a way you can’t describe,” says Dancing Classrooms founder and ballroom dance champion Pierre Dulaine, as the new IFC Films documentary, Dancing in … Continue reading

ATDF’s Tap City Awards

July 10, 2013 by

The love in the room was palpable on Tuesday night at The American Tap Dance Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Tap City Awards, held at Bruno Walter Auditorium at The New York Public Library for the Performing … Continue reading

Go See Savion Glover’s STePz at The Joyce Theater

June 20, 2013 by

Savion Glover is serious.
Serious talent. Serious about upholding tap history. Serious about having a good time and making the audience feel joy. Serious is the only way to describe the man after seeing the second … Continue reading

News: Flo-Bert Goes Broadway

May 2, 2011 by

Each year, the Flo-Bert Awards celebrate lifetime achievement of two outstanding members of the tap community on or near National Tap Dance Day (Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s birthday), at the Tap Extravaganza event. This year, on … Continue reading

Music for Class: Creative Grooves

September 9, 2010 by

Seattle’s Anne Green Gilbert is a woman who wears many hats. As artistic director of Creative Dance Center, Kaleidoscope Dance Company and Summer Dance Institutes, she teaches students and runs a studio business, while managing … Continue reading