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Teachers’ Tools: Up Close With Nicole Pierce

May 21, 2015 by

A final recital stood between Nicole Pierce and a master’s degree in classical piano, when she decided to abandon school and return to the dance studio. In her youth, Pierce had trained seriously in ballet and … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: Scottish Ballet’s Sophie Martin

May 20, 2015 by

As a teen, Scottish Ballet principal Sophie Martin trained at the Paris Conservatory. The unorthodox methods of her teacher, Noëlla Auguste, intrigued Martin and left a lasting impression.
“She tried to push boundaries: With her, we … Continue reading

How to Binge-Watch Dance History

May 20, 2015 by

Dance history nerds, get excited: Jacob’s Pillow just launched its all-new, completely redesigned digital resource website, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive. If you—like me—enjoy browsing archival dance footage and testing your dance history knowledge by taking … Continue reading

Dance Magazine Premieres “Behind the Curtain” Web Series

May 19, 2015 by

When we watch our favorite dancers onstage, it’s hard not to wonder what their lives are like outside the theater. And the bigger the fan you are, the more details you want: Where do they eat, … Continue reading

YOU Dance Reaches Students Across Canada Via Livestream

May 18, 2015 by


Livestream is the wave of the educational future, and National Ballet of Canada is using it to bring dance to students in K–12 schools across the country. The company started YOU Dance (an acronym for … Continue reading

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance Is at Danspace This Weekend!

May 15, 2015 by

Here at DT, we love to hear what people we’ve covered in the past are up to right now—and we’re pleased to report that Cherylyn Lavagnino is currently enjoying a weekend run at Danspace in … Continue reading