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Articles by Rachel Rizzuto

SpoOoOoOky Dance Time

October 30, 2014 by

We know Halloween is still a day away, but we just couldn’t resist sharing three spooky (or maybe just silly) dance videos to get you in the holiday spirit. Watch—if you dare! (Insert maniacal cackle … Continue reading

News Flashes

October 28, 2014 by

In August, former Colorado Ballet principal Meelis Pakri joined the faculty of HARID Conservatory in Florida. Pakri, who is from Estonia and graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in Russia, has been ballet master of … Continue reading

Honors and Awards

October 24, 2014 by

The Princess Grace Foundation has announced its grant awardees for 2014. Dance honorees include Jenelle Figgins of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Jamie Scott of the Trisha Brown Dance Company; Elise Drew León of the Limón … Continue reading

College-Dance Speed Dating

October 22, 2014 by

More than 350 students attended the fifth annual “Dancing Through College and Beyond” event at NYC’s Marymount Manhattan College this past Sunday. Produced by Brooklyn-based dance center Dancewave, this all-day affair—free for high school juniors and … Continue reading

Meet the Artist–From Your Living Room

October 20, 2014 by

For the past 30 years, New York City’s Guggenheim Museum has been giving audiences a glimpse inside the creative process by allowing artists at the top of their game to show and talk about their … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: Ray Leeper

October 17, 2014 by

“So You Think You Can Dance” jazz choreographer Ray Leeper just created his first piece for the dancers of Giordano Dance Chicago, which will premiere next week. But Leeper owes his Giordano connection to his … Continue reading