Articles by Rachel Rizzuto
Rachel Rizzuto graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BFA in Dance and a BA in English. New York is a far cry from her upbringing in Chalmette, Louisiana, but she is currently a very happy dancer with Mari Meade Dance Collective and takes class at Mark Morris Dance Center. Rachel edits DT Notes, Face to Face, Business, History, Higher Ed and the bi-weekly e-newsletter. Contact her at: email@example.com
The School of Alberta Ballet in Canada launches a contemporary dance program this September, for professional division students in grades 11 and 12. Graham McKelvie joins the school as program head. McKelvie trained at Canada’s … Continue reading
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
Arthur Mitchell’s archival collection—including photographs, posters, correspondence and early film footage—can be found at Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library in NYC. New York City Ballet’s first African-American principal, Mitchell went on to found … Continue reading
Prepare yourself for a sweet story: Yesterday, the Australian Special Olympics Dance Group visited Broadway Dance Center in New York City to take a dance class from hip-hop teacher Shirlene Quigley.
This trip, for nine of … Continue reading
OK, it’s official. Silentó’s “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” is the hit of the summer. (The new “Uptown Funk,” if you will.) If you’ve got any doubts, we’ve compiled some of the best nae nae–inspired viral … Continue reading