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Mikhail Baryshnikov Becomes Nijinsky
October 20th, 2016 | Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone | More on Pointe
Adding another milestone to his already untouchable career, Mikhail Baryshnikov will take on the role of iconic ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky in director Robert Wilson’s one-man show, Letter to a Man. The work had its premiere in Italy in 2015 and had its U.S. debut as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival on October 15...Read More

Lots of Our Faves Won Bessies Last Night
October 19th, 2016 | Jennifer Stahl | More on Dance Magazine
“I love awards,” declared the inimitable Judith Jamison last night at the Bessies. “But then I’ve had a lot of practice.” Presenting alongside Amar Ramasar—who couldn’t help giggling at her—Jamison lit up the entire theater with her enthusiasm....Read More

Jody Gottfried Arnhold Takes Dance Education to the Next Level
October 19th, 2016 | Rachel Caldwell | More on Dance Teacher
Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of witnessing exciting news in dance education. Teachers College at Columbia University is launching a new doctoral program in dance education to begin fall 2017, thanks to a $4.36 million gift from Jody Gottfried Arnhold and her husband John. The news was announced at a luncheon at the school....Read More

Misty Copeland Gets Animated on “Peg + Cat”
October 19th, 2016 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
Is there any arena that trailblazing, boundary-breaking, all-around-awesome American Ballet Theatre principal Misty Copeland hasn’t conquered? She’s reached the tippity-top of the dance world; written one book and been the subject of another...Read More

Costumes That We Would Wear In Real Life
October 18th, 2016 | Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone | More on Pointe
Admit it: You’ve considered the various ways you could sneak your favorite costume home with you. We don’t blame you. Whether it’s a jaw-dropping tutu or the world’s most comfortable slip, costumes are made to make dancers look and feel beautiful. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites, that just happen to be street-style ready....Read More

Kindness Counts: How Wendy Whelan Changed NYCB
October 18th, 2016 | Wendy Perron | More on Dance Magazine
There were many wonderful things about the new documentary Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature. One of them was her vulnerability in talking about leaving New York City Ballet after 30 years. I was almost crying too. But what keeps ringing in my mind is something Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director and former NYCB...Read More

You Take a Break
October 14th, 2016 | Lauren Wingenroth | More on Dance Magazine
It’s commonly known that exercise is great for your brain as well as your body. According to the New York Times, “working out can lead to the creation of new neurons, blood vessels and synapses and greater overall volume in areas of the brain related to memory and higher-level thinking.” Dancers exercise more than the average person, so generally we’re in pretty good shape as far as our brains....Read More

Behind the Scenes with Ebony Williams
October 12th, 2016 | Dance Magazine | More on Dance Magazine
Go behind the scenes at Dance Magazine's October cover shoot with Beyoncé Backup Dancer Ebony Williams. ...Read More

Check Out the New Wendy Whelan Movie
October 12th, 2016 | Jennifer Stahl | More on Dance Magazine
The latest dancer documentary is Restless Creature, about Wendy Whelan. Filmmakers Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger followed Whelan during one of the most emotional moments in her career...Read More

Let’s Get Broadway Choreographers Involved in the Live-Action Aladdin and Lion King Movies
October 11th, 2016 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
Fabulous musical versions of Aladdin and The Lion King are currently blowing up Broadway. And a HUGE part of their success is due to the fantastic choreographic minds of Garth Fagan and Casey Nicholaw...Read More

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