DT Notes

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

You Won’t Believe Who Used to Dance with Frank Hatchett

October 21, 2014 by

At last night’s Bessie Awards at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, we were surprised to hear that New York City’s first lady is a former Frank Hatchett devotee! That’s right: Chirlane McCray, whose husband is … 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

This After-School Dance Program Makes Math Accessible—and Cool

October 15, 2014 by

MIT graduate and dancer Kirin Sinha is using movement to teach math to middle school girls. She created the after-school program SHINE, not only to help students understand concepts—using movement games and building shapes with … Continue reading