Tag: choreography

Watch DT+ Teacher Talk: The Nitty-Gritty of Creating and Cleaning Choreography With Peter Stark and Justin Allen

Recital season is upon us! To help you gear up for the next few weeks’ events, watch this hour-long conversation with The Rock School for Dance Education’s Peter Stark and Justin Allen to gain expert insights on creating and cleaning choreography. Hosted by Dance Media editor Amy Brandt, the discussion delves into how to find […]

Register Now for DT+ Teacher Talk: Creating and Cleaning Choreography with Peter Stark and Justin Allen of The Rock School

Mark your calendars for our next DT+ Teacher Talk on Wednesday, April 12 at 12pm EDT! In this live hour-long Zoom discussion, Dance Media editor Amy Brandt joins Peter Stark, president and director, and Justin Allen, resident choreographer and assistant director of the professional division at The Rock School for Dance Education, to discuss the […]

Anna Sokolow: Choreographer for Social Justice

Originally published in print August 2015 Anna Sokolow (1910–2000) was a prolific choreographer fiercely committed to social justice and unafraid to deal with difficult subjects in her work—like war, poverty, isolation and strife. Born in Connecticut to Russian-Jewish immigrant parents, Sokolow moved to New York City as a child and studied dance at an after-school […]

M.J. Harper’s Art is a Blend of Mediums

In melding passions for dance and fashion, Germany-based multimedia artist and dancer M.J. Harper stuns audiences across industries. Having worked with superstars like choreographer Wayne McGregor and designer Grace Wales Bonner, Harper has made a splash in both worlds—and is just getting started.  Harper’s first serious dive into dance began at JP Taravella High School […]

Dores André of San Francisco Ballet Shares What Motivates Her

In February, San Francisco Ballet principal Dores André will originate the 11th role of her 15-year professional career with Trey McIntyre’s highly anticipated new work, The Big Hunger. The work is inspired by the big hunger/little hunger philosophies of the bushmen in the Kalahari desert. “Little hunger” represents the superficial desires we focus on during […]

NYCB's Sara Mearns Looks for Cross-Genre Collaborations

Celebrated New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns has recently been exploring collaborative possibilities with dance artists outside ballet. Just this year she was guest artist with Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Company, and performed on Broadway in her husband Joshua Bergasse’s choreography for I Married an Angel. This summer she appeared in a […]