DT Notes

Cross-Train for a Cause

April 22, 2014 by

Many dancers avoid running because it stresses joints. If you have the right shoes and technique, however, a few laps around the track can be a healthy cardio supplement to your training. (More about running … Continue reading

In Defense of the Dance Major

April 21, 2014 by

If you chose to pursue a degree in dance, chances are you’ve heard some version of “But what will you do with a degree like that?” In fact, you’ve probably heard every version of that … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: Sarasota Ballet’s Ricardo Rhodes

April 18, 2014 by

Sometimes all a struggling student needs to hear is a few words of encouragement. At least, that was true for Sarasota Ballet principal Ricardo Rhodes as a teenager with Parren Ballard at Boston Ballet School.
“He … Continue reading

2014 City Center Choreography Fellowship Awardees Announced

April 17, 2014 by

Camille A. Brown, Gabrielle Lamb and Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener have all been awarded New York City Center’s 2014 Choreography Fellowships. Over the course of a year, recipients receive a complete artist’s package from … Continue reading

Denise Jefferson Honored by Her Daughter in Dance

April 16, 2014 by

In times of grief, artists turn to their craft to cope. Francesca Harper, director of the Francesca Harper Project and a contemporary and hip hop teacher in New York City, is no exception.
In 2010, the … Continue reading

Don’t Miss 2013 A.C.E. Award Winner Erica Sobol’s Upcoming Show

April 15, 2014 by

Erica Sobol, the 2013 Capezio A.C.E Award winner, will present runaway! with an all-male version of her company, collidEdance, at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, May 19–20. Sobol’s $15,000 cash prize helped finance the show, produced by … Continue reading