In the Magazine

Jae Man Joo

April 1, 2014 by

Music for contemporary ballet

Jae Man Joo’s route to professional dancer status in New York City is the stuff dreams and clichéd movie plots are made of. Only a month after moving to the city in … Continue reading

Alejandro Cerrudo

April 1, 2014 by

Evolving from dancer’s dancer to dancer’s choreographer

Alejandro Cerrudo scares himself on nearly a daily basis—and he has no intention of stopping. As the resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (where he also dances), and … Continue reading

Industrial Strength

April 1, 2014 by

Christy Wolverton’s formula for launching competition dancers into professional careers 
2014 started out in a highly meaningful way for Christy Wolverton—surrounded by dance, good intentions and the tight-knit community she’s created via her Plano, Texas–based studio, … Continue reading

Technique, Technique, Technique

April 1, 2014 by

Turns out one of the best ways to prepare young dancers for a professional future may be to show them what that future looks like. That’s the approach teacher Jess Hendricks took with the young … Continue reading

Camille A. Brown

March 1, 2014 by

Music for modern dance

Despite her gift for creating narrative-driven and relatable dance work, Camille A. Brown started out as a reluctant choreographer. She didn’t have the ideal dancer’s body in college, and her stage time … Continue reading

David Dorfman

March 1, 2014 by

Finding the balance between life and dance
Take a look at David Dorfman’s agenda and you might start to feel inadequate. When he’s not chairing Connecticut College’s dance department or rehearsing with his own company, you … Continue reading