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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

Cowboy Dance Ambassadors

October 16, 2014 by

Charlene Carey knows how to network. Since founding Missoula, Montana’s Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre in 1998, she’s secured multiple tours to China, partnered with biomedical research facility Rocky Mountain Laboratories to create a suite of … Continue reading

Shuffle Off to Buffalo

October 14, 2014 by

Three years ago, choreographer Jon Lehrer (DT, November 2007) was pleasantly surprised to be contacted by the U.S. Consulate in Vladivostok, Russia. Eager to bring American modern dance to Vladivostok for the first time, the … Continue reading