You could definitely say that Penny Saunders and Pablo Piantino have had a front row seat for the making of some of the most important choreography of the last decade, except that if you did, it would actually be a pretty serious understatement.
Dance recital season is in full swing, and the amount of tulle and glitter floating in the ether is enough to suffocate dancers, teachers and parents alike to the point of frenzy.
Now on more than 250 college campuses and countless high schools, Dance Marathon has proven to be the experiential fundraising and project-based learning event of choice for this country's next generation of revolutionary leaders.
We talked with Carolena Nericcio, artistic Director of FatChanceBellyDance, about American Tribal Style belly dance and FCBD's upcoming show, Devotion.
Last year, I received a call from Robert Battle, Artistic Director for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. He shared with me that the comp...
How do we hold on to that exuberance? How do we remember that it's "time to take time, time to take a little from the world were given"? The routines, responsibilities and demands of daily life can weigh us down, hold us back from jumping onto the trapeze and soaring into the sky, risks and all.
I see more men than women at the public library lately; out of work, biding their time, looking for answers, jobs, soul mates. I wonder how they are managing their downturns, their missteps.
After many years of teaching dance to students in special education classes, I was once again enlightened by the clear evidence of student success that these children have in dance class!
We are more than tutus and tiaras when you want a night out on the town. We are New Yorkers. Living, working, making, learning, teaching. We pilot educational models that are replicated worldwide. We help maintain the city's reputation of being the dance capital of the planet.
I would knock something over and the screams of my mother calling my name to stop breaking things would pierce through the house. I was seriously ready to write dance off just because of this one turn.
I spoke to Joanna Rohrback, the creator behind YouTube's viral "Prancercise: A Fitness Workout" video, about her breakout online fame and the evolut...
What happened is that I waded into territory I didn't know enough about. Normally this isn't a problem for a journalist.
After a few weeks of backpacking across Europe, you finally reach Germany. While you have a checklist that consists of a daily beer minimum and iconic...
Welcome to Barre None, my new video blog exclusively on Huffington Post. I'm Sara Mearns and I hope to be your tour guide into the world of classical ...
Pascal Rioult is a choreographer, but he constructs his works from materials that very few others know how to find.
Friday at noon May 31th, Internet diva and brain child of Nicole Bridgens and Jordan Isadore, SARA DU JOUR will perform, along with Christopher Williams and Douglas Dunn at the historic 92nd St. Y on Manhattan's Upper East Side.