DT Notes

What My Teacher Taught Me: Eryc Taylor

October 21, 2016 by
Eryc Taylor

When choreographer Eryc Taylor was studying at NYU, his composition teacher Phyllis Lamhut taught him a meaningful way to approach dancemaking.

One Insta Trend You’re Guaranteed to Rock

October 20, 2016 by

Here’s one Instagram trend we can not only get behind but dominate: bun-dropping. Ladies are filming themselves luxuriously taking their hair down from their buns and tagging the videos with #bundrop. (Yep, that’s it.) And … Continue reading

Jody Gottfried Arnhold Takes Dance Education to the Next Level

October 19, 2016 by
Jody Gottfried Arnhold

Teachers College at Columbia University is launching a new doctoral program in dance education, thanks to a substantial financial gift from philanthropist Jody Gottfried Arnhold and her husband John. The news was announced at a luncheon yesterday at the school.

Educating Dancers with Disabilities

October 18, 2016 by

Last night, I experienced the third town hall forum in Dance/NYC’s Disability. Dance. Artistry. series. Before taking questions from the audience, panelists Victoria Marks and David Dorfman talked with moderator Alice Sheppard about the challenges and joys of … Continue reading

6 Touring Companies to See This Month

October 17, 2016 by
touring companies

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dorrance Dance, Jessica Lang Dance, Mark Morris Dance Group and MOMIX are on tour this month.

Two Political (Dance) Videos You’ll Actually Want to Watch

October 14, 2016 by
Hillary dancing

This is one politically minded video you’ll enjoy: Hillary Clinton appeared on “The Ellen Show,” post-debate, and debuted some dance moves we didn’t know she possessed.

OK, so technically that’s not Hillary dancing, but any video … Continue reading