In the Magazine

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

Takehiro Ueyama

November 1, 2014 by

Music for contemporary

Takehiro Ueyama’s path to becoming a choreographer is a perfect example of how sometimes the art chooses you. Growing up in Japan, he originally wanted to become a professional baseball player. After an … Continue reading

Netta Yerushalmy

November 1, 2014 by

Giving the younger generation a try

 
Netta Yerushalmy likes to keep things fresh. Despite a busy choreographic schedule, with a commission for the American Dance Festival last summer and a premiere this month at Danspace Project … Continue reading

There’s Nothing Quite Like Being in a Dance Studio…

November 1, 2014 by
There’s Nothing Quite Like Being in a Dance Studio…

You know what I mean—the odor of exertion, the sound of Chopin on the piano, the quiet determination of dancers at the barre. It was a special treat when Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov opened … Continue reading