"The Phantom of the Opera" Choreographer Gillian Lynne Dies at 92

Dame Gillian Lynne

Dame Gillian Lynne, former ballet dancer and famed Broadway choreographer, passed away last night in London at age 92. She began dancing in the 1940's at Sadler's Wells Ballet (later called The Royal Ballet), and rose through the ranks, eventually performing roles created specifically for her by...

Are These Amazing Dancers #Gifs or #Goals?

Jim Nowakowski

Heeeeelllllooooo Pllluuuugggerrrsss! It’s time to play #Gif or #Goals! *insert theme music we just made up*

Here's the deal. We’re going to show you some of the latest and greatest Instagram posts, and you’ll have to guess if it’s actually a GIF, or if it’s something the dancer did in rea...

15 Performances of Billy Elliot Cancelled After Attack in Hungary

Billy Elliot The Musical at the Hungarian State Opera Budapest - photo: Birgitta Rudenius

A mysterious journalist, a Broadway show, and a newspaper article stating that children who watched the show were in danger of becoming homosexual - there’s a lot of controversy surrounding a recent production of Billy Elliot in at the Hungarian State Opera Budapest, Hungary.

Billy Elliot...

Paws Everything - 'Cats' Is Coming To Hollywood

Cats Musical Theatre

Cats is one of the most well known Broadway shows in history. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber...

The BuzzFeed Breakdown of Queer Dance

History of Queer Dance

BuzzFeed recently released a video that is everything plus a bag of chips! Choreographers Kumari Suraj, Jonte Moaning, Derrell Bullock, and Brian Friedman have put together a history of queer dance through movement, and it totally has us reaching for our high heels. It’s like time traveling throu...

Bey & Jay's New Vid Has Us SHOOK

Beyoncé and Jay-Z "Everything Is Love"

Unless you're living under a rock, you probably know that everyone's favorite Queen Bey released an album last weekend she created with her husband Jay-Z called Everything Is Love. Much to our delight, the pair incorporated dance right off the bat! The cover of the album features two dancers of "...

What's Better Than a Protest? A Dance Party!

Welcome Mike Pence: Big LGBTQ Dance Party

Pride month has been showing some beautiful colors this season, but one of the most notable dance-related moments so far has to be the gay Pence party. The conservative vice president has made it clear that he is not in support of the LBGQT community, but that has not stopped LBGQTers from expres...

This Dancer is Working To Be The First Male Ballerina

Chase Johnsey in the English National Ballet's "Sleeping Beauty" - photo by Elliot Franks

Last week, the English National Ballet performed their version of "The Sleeping Beauty" with all their usual glory - elaborate sets and costumes, and lovely dancing. However, it was a groundbreaking moment for Chase Johnsey, as he became the first male dancer in recent history to perform a tradit...