Documentary Ballet 422 Reveals parts of the dancemaking process even dancers didn’t know existed.
During a Q&A session after last night’s Tribeca Film Festival screening of Ballet 422, director Jody Lee Lipes said he’s more interested, as a filmmaker, “in … Continue reading
In 1984, Richard Ellner–a late-bloomer to the dance world, who took his first dance class at age 52–took over the Hines-Hatchett studio founded by Maurice Hines and the late Frank Hatchett (DT 2013 lifetime achievement … Continue reading
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
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
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
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