There's no better way to end a long night of getting wasted in Seoul than with a few rounds of ear-busting, brain-pounding karaoke. Koreans refer to karaoke as noraebang or "song room," which is exactly where you'll be going with your falsetto-fabulous Korean friends in Seoul.
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, now running at New York City Center, showcases the director's twist on yet another beloved story ballet. Overall, his recipe lightens the emphasis on ballet, but ultimately pleases by adding more of a story.
The use of silence and stillness is nothing new to concert dance. It has been used for decades, often for the very purpose of subverting audience expectations. It has the power to draw our attention to our breath, to our body, and to our impulses.
In Dance Production and Management, the student and the working professional learn in detail the importance of communication, not just as a general principle, but in the real world terms of real production.
La Recoleta Cemetery should be considered a must-see by any visitor. The ornate monuments are more than fascinating enough to occupy an afternoon, and many of the city's most famous residents lie in rest here
While the stage favors boldness over the subtleties that define tango on the social dance floor, the nightly show downstairs at Tango House, which features some of the world's top tango dancers, also warrants a connoisseur's explanation.
A few weeks ago, I took part in an ensemble performance called ACTIONS!. Created by Simon Leung and presented at The Kitchen, it drew on the history o...
While the rest of us spent the summer at the beach and the ballpark, Denver's creative community has been crafting its 2013-14 offerings. A highlight for me is the launch of Wonderbound's inaugural season, as it leaps to life with a new work called A Gothic Folktale.
When my neighbor and fellow salsa-lover suggested we sign up for Latin ballroom dance lessons, I immediately agreed. It was exactly what I needed. I took to it like a fish that had been starved of water its whole life.
It is a scene one might expect to see in Bogota, Havana, or even New York City. But this is Seoul, South Korea, an unexpected locale for a salsa competition. Yet Latin dance fever has taken over one of Asia's biggest cities and this year's Asia Latin Music & Salsa Festival proves it.
The GIMP Project -- my body of work featuring disabled and non-disabled dancers-is not sentimental. It is not victim art, nor does it fall under the traditional definition of "integrated dance." It's about expansion, not accommodation.
Since I have moved back to NYC and am temporarily living with two dancers, I have begun to realize (or re-realize) a VAST difference between the two breeds: humans and dancers. Here is my list of the reasons why this experience has been so charming.
Powerful and poignant -- two simple words that provide a quick snapshot of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Fall Series at the Harris Theater Thursday evening. Each of the four pieces displayed strong choreography and palpable emotion.
When you're a member of the community, passion is the only metric used to gauge success. Our love for dance fuels many of us to pursue careers solely in pursuit of things we love to do.
While experiencing a performance, New Yorkers are likely unaware of the structures and resources that support dance and culture. I believe that understanding these foundations is a key to building effective cases for attendance, patronage, and policy that can move the art form forward.
Thirty-three artists/choreographers, from emerging to mid-career, will present their work, reflecting the American Dance Guild's unique position as both a promoter of the new and preserver of the living history of modern dance as an art form.