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Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts in Judith Jamison's "A Case of You" - photo by Paul Kolnik - from alvinailey.org

Alvin Ailey Heats Up Lincoln with Girl Power

Alvin Ailey has been in the news a lot lately, as they’ve been working on finessing a contract dispute. The dancers recently staged a boycott that stated they were paid less than other predominately ethnically white companies of a similar size and status. The good news is that the contract issues...

Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles hosting the 72nd Tony Awards

Want To Be On The Tonys?

The Tony Awards are just two days away! Broadway's biggest night is an exciting time for many - performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and musical theater fans alike. Some of Broadway's biggest stars will gather this Sunday NYC at Radio City Music Hall (you can watch it wherever you are on...

San Jose New Ballet's Sleeping Beauty - photo by Bari Lee Photography

Should We Treat Dance Like A Sport?

You know the age old debate: is dance a sport? Well, we’re not here to debate that today (although, if we’re on the topic, this writer believes that matter could be put to bed with the following: dance is not a sport, but dancers are most certainly athletes). But we if we take some of the good pa...

cheerleaders

A Dance Scandal About Not Dancing 📣

Cheerleaders and dancers alike can all agree that performing for the NFL is a very prestigious and exciting career. Most are in their 20s to early 30s and are quite talented. It’s also no secret that these hard-working football beauties tend to be easy on the eyes. But there’s another unfortunate...

Google Arts and Martha Graham Company - photo: Ramsay de Give for The New York Times

Graham Dancers Push Boundaries of Technology

It's pretty safe to say that Google is one of the leaders in technology today. Their name is a verb, for gosh's sake! (How many times a day do you tell someone to "Google it"? Probably more than you say "Bing it" or "Yahoo it," that's for sure). They're extending their desire to be at the forefro...

Dancing Through History: A Memorial Day Tribute

Dancing Through History: A Memorial Day Tribute

Happy Memorial Day! We hope you are enjoying your barbecues, your day off from work, and your break from the Monday blues. But let us also remember why we have this wonderful day off: to remember the men and women who have fought for our country. And to honor their memory, we thought we’d take a...

tap dancer Sarah Reich

Celebrate National Tap Day with Sarah Reich's New Video

Happy National Tap Day, Pluggers! We're celebrating one of our favorite dance styles by honoring one of the most creative and talented hoofers in history - Bill Bojangles. Time for a little history lesson. He was born Luther Robinson on May 25th, 1878 in Richmond, Virginia (happy birthday, Bill!)...