DT Notes

Andy Blankenbuehler Is the Cats’ Pajamas

June 27, 2016 by

Cats, the musical that rocked Broadway for 18 years, is returning to the Great White Way in August. Slated to choreograph is Andy Blankenbuehler.

Your Friday Inspo: These Ballroom Kids Are Seriously Talented Competitors

June 24, 2016 by
These Dancing Classroom kids have their game faces on. Courtesy of Dancing Classrooms.

Maybe ballroom dancing isn’t the first topic you’d think of to get pumped up about life, the future and humanity in general. But I guarantee that this will: Dancing Classrooms, the ballroom outreach program for … Continue reading

Jacob’s Pillow Celebrates Camille A. Brown

June 23, 2016 by
Camille A. Brown

Camille A. Brown has been awarded the 2016 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. The honor comes with a residency at the 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.

#WayBackWednesday: A Love Story for the (Dance) Ages

June 22, 2016 by
John Cage (left) and Merce Cunningham (right) with artist Robert Rauschenberg. By Douglas H. Jeffrey, courtesy of the Merce Cunningham Trust.

If you’ve done your modern dance history homework, you know that Merce Cunningham’s artistic partner, John Cage, was also his romantic one. But you may not know that Cage and Cunningham exchanged many letters over the … Continue reading

A San Francisco Star Is Atlanta-Bound

June 21, 2016 by
Gennadi Nedvigin

Atlanta Ballet has a new artistic director: San Francisco Ballet principal Gennadi Nedvigin. He will take his post in August for the 2016–17 season.

Watch This Fascinating Short Documentary on Dance Crew “We Live This”

June 20, 2016 by
We Live This, performing on the L train

I’m not sure why this is just popping in on my radar, but the short documentary We Live This is fascinating. It follows a group of young men in New York City who panhandle on the subway … Continue reading