Thursday, April 30, 2015
“An American in Paris” is one of Hollywood’s most famous Golden Age musicals. Now it's a Broadway musical, up for 12 Tony Awards.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
As ABC's Dancing with the Stars celebrates its 10th anniversary, we explain why Russian Jewish immigrants and their descendants have stepped to the front of this country's ballroom dance scene.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
“David Hallberg Presents: Legacy” will offer a look at world-renowned ballet companies like The Mariinsky Ballet and The Bolshoi Ballet as they perform rarely-seen contemporary works.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
For the first time, two black dancers will star in a major American production of Swan Lake. NPR's Elizabeth Blair peeks behind the curtain to see why it has been so hard for ballet to diversify.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
By Sam Sanders
Older women in China are known to gather in public spaces and dance, but reports say the practice has gotten too loud and the neighbors are complaining.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones stopped dancing in his 50s - and recently, did something radical. He created a dance based on John Cage's ideas about chance and randomness. He felt compelled to reinvent his career at this stage of his life.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Our Peace Corps correspondent discovers that Nepal is a country where everyone dances all the time. And you have no choice but to bust a move.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Despite being long, convoluted and sometimes sleep-inducing, Swan Lake is a reliable ticket seller for dance companies. The version most often performed today premiered in Russia in 1895.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Watch archived video of our powerful event showcasing movement and activism in performance, with a cast of artists inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Aloha Dalire, a master of hula, in 1971 was the first winner of Hawaii's premier competition. She died in August, but her legacy continues through hula schools she helped open in Japan and the U.S.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
For more than 30 years, the Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker has used sets and costumes designed by the author of Where the Wild Things Are. This year, the ballet is retiring the production.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Alvin Ailey's Artistic Director Robert Battle is only the third person to head the Company since it was founded in 1958.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Hema Ramaswamy has Down syndrome, but that didn’t stop her from rigorously studying Indian classical dance for years, and giving a grueling solo performance before hundreds.
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