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  • When it's OK to get back in the pool

     When it's OK to get back in the pool
    The Lookingglass Theatre Company's restaging of director Mary Zimmerman's "Metamorphoses," a stunning show that socked me right in the gut last weekend, sure makes the case for the validity of the reprise. I have to confess resistance to theaters going...
  • Hamburg Ballet brings 'Nijinsky' home

    Choreographers often take opening-night bows, always a special moment, a chance for audience and artist to commune and revel in a bit of star-studded bonhomie. But it will be unusually thrilling when John Neumeier takes the stage after the Hamburg...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ballet Theatre of Maryland on its toes to bring patrons to their feet

    Ballet Theatre of Maryland on its toes to bring patrons to their feet
    Dianna Cuatto, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, describes the troupe's forthcoming season as one she hopes will bring "the versatility, depth, energy and passion of over 30 professional dancers alive on stage." Under Cuatto, the...
  • $500,000 grant for Joffrey Ballet

    $500,000 grant for Joffrey Ballet
    The Joffrey Ballet announced on Monday that the company has been awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation. The grant, large by the foundation’s standards, is meant to launch an endowment for the creation,...
  • Joffrey aces a century of progress in 'Russian Masters'

     Joffrey aces a century of progress in 'Russian Masters'
    These days, perhaps more than ever, ballet companies are like sharks: they must keep moving or die. But even as they look toward the future, they ignore or forget ballet's long history at their peril. The Joffrey Ballet's "Russian Masters" program has...
  • Catapult, featuring Easton sisters, advances in "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the creative shadow-story-telling dance group that includes two Easton sisters among its nine members, has made it through to the next round on "America's Got Talent." Catapult which did a shadow number about a a couple reuniting under the......
  • 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...
  • 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...