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A Nonprofit In Harlem Wants To Bring Dance To Every Public School

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts

Nestled in the heart of Harlem, not too far from Jackie Robinson Park, sits National Dance Institute. There, in its modest studio spaces most Saturday...

Last Song of Violette

Ken Ludden | Posted 02.17.2016 | Arts
Ken Ludden

News of death bursts through the door, breaks your heart, and emotional chaos destroys the peace. This claxon sounding of all futures marks the final note of a life, bringing the aria to an end that is a beginning.

Not-Cumberbatch: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Outdoors in London

Barry Singer | Posted 08.31.2016 | Arts
Barry Singer

Would I ever have ventured to see Seven Brides for Seven Brothers remade on a New York stage? Doubtful. All that death-defying Michael Kidd choreography cannot be replicated away from the camera, I would have thought. But outdoors in London in August? Why not?

Dance Nonprofit Teaches Much More Than Dance

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

As the house lights slowly dim over the audience, the stage begins to glow with an electric pulse. No it is not the thousand watts of spotlights that illuminate the theatre causing the glow, but the smiles of hundreds of children taking the stage at the National Dance Institute performance of "This Land Is Our Land."

YoungArts Wows LA

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

If you ever had any doubts about the incredible young talent in America today, just check out the next generation of visual, literary and performing artists who have been recognized by YoungArts, the national organization devoted to mentoring and supporting emerging artists.

Introducing Young People to the Arts: Tracy Straus

Adria Rolnik | Posted 08.26.2012 | Arts
Adria Rolnik


My Part in Arts Education, Preservation, and Collaboration

Ashley Bouder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Bouder

As artists and people dedicated to the arts, it is our responsibility to spearhead arts education -- and help integrate it into our education systems.

Seen and Heard in New York: Paulo Szot, Liv Ullmann, Jacques d'Amboise, Julian Schnabel

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Szot and O'Hara will perform a concert version of songs from five Lerner and Loewe musicals, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, Gigi, Brigadoon and My Fair Lady.