In November 2014, DT readers got insight into Gelsey Kirkland’s training philosophy at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. Her and husband Michael Chernov’s focus on recapturing classicism has proven to be a recipe … Continue reading
While others may flock to the beach to enjoy the final days of summer, dancers (and those who love them) take to Jacob’s Pillow in the Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts. This past weekend was the … Continue reading
The 2015 Video Music Awards were last night and this year’s nominations for Best Choreography were as impressive as they were diverse. Fan favorites Beyoncé, Ryan Heffington, NappyTabs and Keone and Mari Madrid were up … Continue reading
The School of Alberta Ballet in Canada launches a contemporary dance program this September, for professional division students in grades 11 and 12. Graham McKelvie joins the school as program head. McKelvie trained at Canada’s … Continue reading
Dance educator Diane Smagatz-Rawlinson will facilitate two workshops at Gibney Dance Center in New York City, in September to train teachers in the improvisational movement practice and philosophy known as InterPlay.
Created in 1989 by San Francisco Bay … Continue reading
The University of Chicago names Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater as the recipient of its Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal for achievement through research “deemed of great benefit to humanity.” Wheater, who danced with the … Continue reading