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Awesome Female Dancers who Made Dance History

Awesome Female Dancers who Made Dance History

Today, it's all about the ladies! This weekend is the Women's March on Washington, where thousands of women (and people who love them) will gather to "fight bigotry and discrimination... and lift up the voices of women who are too often left out." In honor of this cause, we've put together a list...
Reviews

NCI Gives Audiences a Unique Look at Choreographic Process

Dance choreography is high maintenance. Whereas a musician might keep his guitar close to his nightstand, or a painter might designate a corner of the...

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Collaborative Wealth Of La Dance Project On Display In Musco Center Premieres

LA Dance Project’s debut last weekend at Musco Center for the Arts capped a busy few weeks for the company following a series of performances at their...

Professional Tips

What It Takes To Become A Professional Dancer Before The Big Break

When I was younger I made a choice between swimming and dance. I know, they seem nothing alike (unless you’re thinking synchronized swimming in which...

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My Experience at Jerome Bel's Gala

by Andrew Henry When I discovered that I had won DancePlug’s contest and had a pair of tickets to see Jérôme Bel’s “Gala”, I was very excited. Now, I...

Educational

Is Being A Dancer Really As Easy As It Looks?

Something has been bothering me lately. Upsetting me to be honest. And it’s this… In this time and in this industry, with so many of us representing...

Health & Fitness

8 Things The GYROTONIC® Method Will Do For Your Dancing

Dancers are elite athletes both physically and mentally and require extensive training in and out of the studio. Here are 8 reasons professional dance...

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Second Annual Palm Springs Dance Festival Returns to Annenberg Theater

The second installment of the Palm Springs Dance Festival returns to its desert home next weekend, March 1 through 4, with performances at various Pal...

Opinion

The Shortcut to Success

I was scrolling through Instagram yesterday and saw a bunch of get-success-quick style posts. And I started thinking about shortcuts in dance. If they...

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Malpaso Dance Company Leaves the 'Cubanismo' in Cuba

The usual thrill of seeing Cuban companies is getting a straight shot of the cultural baggage that comes with them. But Cuba’s newest contemporary dan...