People & Places

Holiday Transition

December 1, 2014 by

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker takes a bow.
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition in the Seattle area for more than 30 years. But this season is the last for the ballet, designed by … Continue reading

NDEO Takes Chicago

November 1, 2014 by

Collaboration is the name of the game at this year’s national conference.

 
This year at its annual conference held in Chicago, the National Dance Education Organization preaches collaboration inside and outside the classroom.
“The world of dance … Continue reading

Shimmy in Hawaii

October 1, 2014 by

The Hawaii Belly Dance Convention attracts dancers and teachers from around the globe.
Briefly clad dancers with hips swaying under the palms are iconic images entwined in the history of the Hawaiian Islands. While hula may … Continue reading

Farewell Hope Stone Studio

September 1, 2014 by

Houston loses its dance hub.
The drums pounded while dancers scurried across the floor for the last time in Jane Weiner’s joyous final modern class at Hope Stone Studio, the Houston hub for adults and children … Continue reading

Detroit Arts Revival

August 1, 2014 by

A new dance festival unifies the city’s growing arts scene.   

Two years ago, finances required Joori Jung to choose between moving back to her native South Korea or someplace in the U.S. other than Manhattan. When … Continue reading

Sharing the Copasetics’ Canon

July 1, 2014 by

The American Tap Dance Foundation launches the first rhythm tap teacher-training program.

This month, with the launch of the Tap Teacher Training Certificate Program, the American Tap Dance Foundation welcomes the first green shoots … Continue reading