In the Magazine

Paul Vasterling

September 1, 2014 by

Music for ballet 

When one is based in the heart of “music city,” it’s only natural to take advantage of the vibrant music scene. As artistic director of Nashville Ballet, Paul Vasterling has a reputation for … Continue reading

Andrea Miller

September 1, 2014 by

Onward and upward
Andrea Miller—of the Juilliard pedigree, prestigious commissions and wildly inventive choreography—isn’t one to back down from a challenge. Next month, her company, Gallim Dance (Hebrew for “waves”), will premiere an immersive installation piece … Continue reading

East Coast, West Coast

September 1, 2014 by
East Coast, West Coast

New York City has long been considered the dance capital of the world, but this year there’s been enough West Coast activity to get the attention of even die-hard New Yorkers. First we heard that … Continue reading

Maria Hanley

August 1, 2014 by

Music for early childhood class

A self-described 4-year-old at heart, Maria Hanley has a knack for understanding the mind-sets of young dancers. During the rare moment when she isn’t teaching one of her 20 weekly creative ballet … Continue reading

Mark Dendy

August 1, 2014 by

Creating genre-defying dance

Most choreographers try to avoid repeating themselves with each new piece, but Mark Dendy might have the market cornered when it comes to reinvention. Dendy, who formed his own company in 1983, has … Continue reading

Planning Ahead

August 1, 2014 by
Planning Ahead

By Karen Hildebrand
As I’m writing this note, it’s June and summer is still a new bloom. The beach is open, the days are deliciously long, we’re nursing the first sunburns of the season—New York City … Continue reading