DT Notes

California Dreamin’? We’re Giving Away Tickets to Our Dance Teacher Summit in Long Beach!

March 26, 2015 by

The Dance Teacher Summit is our favorite event of the year, because it’s where the pages of Dance Teacher magazine come to life. With three days of movement classes, business seminars and chances to connect with … Continue reading

Your #WhyNotWednesday: Best Movie Dance Scene Supercut EVER

March 25, 2015 by

Welcome to DT’s version of #WhyNotWednesday, where we’ll share with you something fun/silly/really cool/viral from the dance sphere. Today, we’ve got a mash-up of dance scenes from movies, created by YouTube user MsTabularasa, who I can only … Continue reading

JR and Misty: Dance Movies at Tribeca Film Festival

March 24, 2015 by

Les Bosquets
Last year, French visual artist JR participated in the creation of Les Bosquets, an original piece for New York City Ballet. Now, the artist has announced he will premiere a film based on the ballet at … Continue reading

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Announces It Will Close

March 23, 2015 by

The dance world got some particularly sad news this past weekend: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet is closing unexpectedly and abruptly. The company has released few details, saying only that it will fulfill two upcoming performances … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: José Manuel Carreño

March 20, 2015 by

As a teenager at the Cuban National Ballet School, Ballet San Jose artistic director José Manuel Carreño needed the firm but reassuring guidance of his favorite teacher, Loipa Araújo. Carreño, who remains close with Arajúo, … Continue reading

Watch the First Lady Get Down with SYTYCD Stars on “Ellen”

March 19, 2015 by

Well, this is ridiculously sweet. Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on “The Ellen Show” to promote her Let’s Move! campaign (to combat childhood obesity). And she got some help from a few familiar … Continue reading