Ballet's stark whiteness, in the words of Misty Copeland, "chips away at you."
The Fantastic Toyshop is being presented by New England Ballet Theatre.
How In the Dark's catchy rhythms and clever words got Winnipeggers bopping around
What Dance Artists Are Doing to Address the American Prison System, Onstage and Inside
A collective photography show called DANCE and EYE
How Strictly is altering how viewers perceive dance
How Canada's smallest province, New Brunswick, Is Creating Spaces to Diversify Dance Performances
What do Prince Edward Island and the Bahamas have in common? You would be right if you said the Atlantic Ocean, sand beaches, and sun. Reequal Smith, a dancer, is another person they have in common.
She moved to P.E.I. to pursue dance in Holland College's performing arts program, graduated in 2019, and made the brave decision to stay. She saw that there was an abundance of theatre-based performances across the Island and an opportunity to introduce more dance and varied dance forms to stages, and she was strongly motivated to perform her distinctive fusion of Bahamian, jazz, contemporary, reggae, modern, and calypso styles. She established her own company, offering workshops and developing dance pieces, after which she began networking in the neighborhood.
For the full article please go to: https://thedancecurrent.com/news/how-oshun-dance-is-creating-spaces-to-diversify-dance-performances-in-canadas-smallest-province/
Oleksandr Shapoval, a Ukrainian ballet dancer, gets killed in combat.
After dying on the battlefield, one of Ukraine's top ballet performers is being hailed as a "courageous romantic."
Oleksandr Shapoval, a former main dancer for the organization and a professor at Kyiv State Choreographic College, passed away, according to the National Opera of Ukraine, which made the announcement with "indescribable sadness."
According to the statement, Shapoval passed away on Monday at the age of 47 "under enemy mortar firing."
For the full article please go to: https://www.npr.org/2022/09/13/1122659509/ukrainian-ballet-dancer-oleksandr-shapoval-is-killed-on-the-battlefield
With the 4th annual Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference, Karen Peterson and Dancers make a triumphant return to Miami.
Benoit Swan Pouffer on Rambert's production of Peaky Blinders Ballet