DT Notes

Love Your Curves: Spinal Edition

February 10, 2016 by

For our February issue’s Health column, we asked a few experts how to help dancers find alignment in their spines without overshooting. Here’s one tip, from Megan Williams:
“Finding the neutral pelvis can be tricky, because … Continue reading

Studio Hack: Create a Cell Phone Bucket

February 9, 2016 by
Studio Hack: Create a Cell Phone Bucket

In our February issue’s Business column, we share 7 studio hacks to help you save time, money and sanity.

How Beyoncé Won the Super Bowl

February 8, 2016 by

I think it’s safe to say that the past two days have been “The Weekend of Beyoncé.” The day before her Super Bowl halftime appearance, she dropped a new single-cum-video, “Formation,” with choreography by none … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: Joshua Blake Carter

February 5, 2016 by

When Giordano Dance Chicago’s Joshua Blake Carter was in high school, he took jazz from Emily Yewell-Volin. Years later, he can still vividly recall the time she helped him with a particularly tricky step.

Justin Peck’s New Ballet Has Some of the Most Extravagant Costumes Ever

February 4, 2016 by

On Tuesday night, New York City Ballet’s Justin Peck premiered his first evening-length ballet for the company—a narrative work called The Most Incredible Thing, based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen. And while I haven’t seen much of the … Continue reading

A Citizen Artist

February 3, 2016 by
A Citizen Artist

In our February issue, we hear about how Hofstra professor Robin Becker brought Into Sunlight, her evening-length work about war, to Vietnam.