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McGregor’s “Autobiography” - "3 Scenes" / Credit: Richard Davies

McGregor’s “Autobiography” Is An Unconventional Dance Spectacle

Choreographer Wayne McGregor likes to make hookups with science, technology, and collaborators. The result of that kind of broadly conceived and unconventional dance was everywhere apparent last weekend in his new evening length work, “Autobiography”, a dance spectacle of sorts for his London-based...
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  • by Steven Woodruff - 11 Oct 2018
How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance
Opinion

How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance

When my parents first told me that they would help me pay for college, I was, of course, so grateful and overjoyed. They always have been, and remain...

Paul Taylor rehearsing with Parisa Khobdeh in Make Crops Grow
Opinion

Paul Taylor: The Last of America’s Modern Dance Giants is Gone

Paul Taylor was the last of America’s founding modern dance titans. A graduate of Martha Graham’s company, he went on to remake modern dance in his ow...

Re:borN Interactive
Reviews

An Evening for TWO: A date with Re:borN Interactive

There’s something exceedingly romantic about an intimate theater and an evening of entertainment. There’s a sense of community in the audience, and yo...

What Does it Cost to Become a Prima Ballerina?
Opinion

What Does it Cost to Become a Prima Ballerina?

You're young, you have dreams of being a ballerina, and your eyes are set on NYCB, Lines, or maybe a professional company in Europe... but what does i...

"The Top 6 Cross Training Methods for Injury Prevention" by Keira Whitaker
Health & Fitness

The Top 6 Cross Training Methods for Injury Prevention

So you’ve hit a plateau in your training, or maybe you have an injury that needs to heal but you need to stay in shape while you’re recovering. What’s...

"'Moon&' Forges Faint Connections with Big Themes" SZALT review by Steven Woodruff
Reviews

'Moon&' Forges Tenuous Connections with Big Themes

Evening length performances have been a regular feature of many small dance companies. They are an easy route to unifying thematically an evening of d...

"Making Every Act Count: A Dancer’s Guide to Performing on Stage" by Anne Luben on dnaceplug.com
Professional Tips

Making Every Act Count: A Dancer’s Guide to Performing on Stage

Most dancers will agree, the best part about what we do is performing on stage. You don’t become a dancer if you’re afraid to stand up in front of a c...

"Dance Career & Dating Life - Can You Have Both?" by Keira Whitaker on danceplug.com
Opinion

Dance Career & Dating Life - Can You Have Both?

We’ve all been there and we’ve all had to say those dreaded words… “I can’t, I have dance.” When we were in grade school, we had to turn down sleepove...

"Chatty Dancers... When It's Not A Problem" article by Jo Boden
Opinion

Chatty Dancers... When It's Not A Problem

Let’s talk about TALKING. Let’s be clear here – I don’t mean talking in class, on stage or during dance. I mean talking – FOR dancers and WITH dancers...