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Ronen Koresh

December 29, 2014 by

Music for modern and contemporary dance
When he creates work on the Philadelphia-based Koresh Dance Company, director Ronen Koresh doesn’t prepare much ahead of time. Instead, he comes to rehearsal with an idea or image in … Continue reading

A Conversation with Hope Boykin of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

December 29, 2014 by

It wasn’t until Dwight Rhoden handed her a check for her first performance with Complexions that Hope Boykin realized it was possible to earn a living from dance. “I was like, ‘What is this?’” she … Continue reading

Jump Start

December 29, 2014 by

We’ve just returned from the annual National Dance Education Organization conference in Chicago, and I’m still flying from all the positive energy of the K–12 and college/university educators who shared and discussed their methods. Just … Continue reading

Jacob Jonas

December 1, 2014 by

Music for cross-genre movement
For In a Room on Broad St., Jacob Jonas mixed contemporary ballet and pedestrian movement with break-dancing and circus skills. Dancers perform flips and head spins, and in one gasp-inducing moment, Jonas … Continue reading

A Conversation with Septime Webre of The Washington Ballet

December 1, 2014 by

Before he choreographed sweeping narrative ballets like The Great Gatsby and The Sun Also Rises as artistic director of The Washington Ballet, before he directed New Jersey’s American Repertory Ballet for six years, even before … Continue reading

12 Ways to Honor Yourself

December 1, 2014 by
12 Ways to Honor Yourself

Whether you’re immersed in your annual Nutcracker, holiday showcase or family holiday plans, I hope you’re taking some time over the season to honor yourself. We know how hard you work, so we’ve dreamed up … Continue reading