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  • Brianna Haire wins Season One of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition!

     
    Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition has named it’s first champ — and she is 13-year-old Brianna Haire of Temecula, California. In Tuesday night’s emotional final, the consistent, kind Brianna bested technical wiz Madison O’...
  • Glee Season 4: Harry Shum Jr. hopes there’s more to explore for Mike Chang

     
    Devoted Glee fans know Harry Shum Jr. as the show's go-to dancing machine, Mike Chang. When the show's fourth season returns with new episodes on Jan. 24, Shum hopes we'll also get to know more about his character's post-McKinley life in Chicago. Or...
  • Dance Moms Season 3 Tell All recap: Children and Violence

     
    Did everyone enjoy “The Mother of All Specials” that preceded tonight’s Dance Moms: Tell-All Reunion Part One, Dance Moms fans? Did it give you a better understanding of why Abby Lee is the way Abby Lee is — or make you more...
  • “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller gets new Lifetime dance-competition show

     
    Dance Moms fans, if you're wondering what you're going to do when Season 2 wraps up this fall, Lifetime just provided the answer. And it's a doozy. The network has picked up a 10-episode run of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, in which our...
  • Lifetime Renews “Dance Moms” for Season 3

     
    Press release regarding Dance Moms season 3 issued today by Lifetime: LOS ANGELES, CA (October 10, 2012) – Lifetime has renewed its hit docu-series Dance Moms, featuring renowned dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, for a third season, it was announced...
  • Abby Lee Miller interview: Abby talks “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” “Dance Moms” and more

     
    She’s the oft-authoritarian, second generation dance teacher who a handful of Pittsburgh mothers and millions of happily scandalized viewers love and loathe — and sometimes both at once  — on Lifetime’s reality smash Dance Moms....
  • Choreographer Alice Alyse on dancing for fitness

    For those of us not blessed with the footwork of Fred Astaire, the notion of taking a dance class might not appeal. But Alice Alyse, a dancer and choreographer who is the artistic director of Joffrey Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet South, says that even...
  • Intensive ballet program ends with shows

    Intensive ballet program ends with shows
    The Irvine Barclay Theatre's contemporary dance series whirls on with "Southland Ballet Academy: Summer Ballet Intensive Performance" and "Festival Ballet Theatre: Gala of the Stars." Summer Ballet Intensive features final performances from Southland...
  • Greg Cameron is Joffrey's new executive director

    Greg Cameron is Joffrey's new executive director
    Greg Cameron will take over as the new executive director of the Joffrey Ballet July 1 after leaving his post as chief operating officer of Window to the World Communications, Inc., the parent company of WTTW-Ch. 11 and WFMT-FM, the dance troupe announced...
  • A festive summer for classical music lovers

    A festive summer for classical music lovers
    It's that time of year again, time to check out some of the more artistically enterprising U.S. summer classical music festivals. Whether it's a world premiere, an unusual opera, an orchestral or chamber rarity, or a gifted young artist seeking exposure...
  • 'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100

    'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100
    It's hard today to imagine a ballet causing an audience to riot, but that's what happened 100 years ago when the well-heeled Parisian spectators at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées revolted against Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring."  "Rite" debuted...