A Conversation With Shuaib Dee Elhassan

A Conversation With Shuaib Dee Elhassan

When Shuaib Dee Elhassan began his dance training at 12 years old at The Ailey School in New York City, he never imagined himself as a contemporary ballet dancer. “Ailey was all I knew—Ailey was the dream,” he says. But as he got older and was introduced...
What My Teacher Taught Me: Andrew Brader

What My Teacher Taught Me: Andrew Brader

While studying at ABT’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School as a teenager, Complexions Contemporary Ballet dancer Andrew Brader shared a special moment with Susan Jaffe, who soon became his mentor. “It was the 10th-anniversary performance of the ABT Studio...

An Exciting Spring for USC BFA Students

William Forsythe teaching ballet class to BFA students It’s a good time to be a USC dance major. The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance’s inaugural class of BFA students have some exciting opportunities coming their way this spring. Check out the agenda: – This...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Ashley Mayeux

Now in her fourth season with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Ashley Mayeux values co-artistic director Desmond Richardson’s hands-on help with tricky partnering. “I can always count on Des to come in and try movement with me. Then, I can go back and tell my...

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