Tag: dancing with the stars

“Dancing with the Stars” Pro Britt Stewart Is Giving Back to the BIPOC Community Through Her Nonprofit, Share The Movement

This summer, clad in a stunning gold-fringe costume, “Dancing with the Stars” pro Britt Stewart and her fellow “Dancing with the Stars” pro Brandon Armstrong, dazzled a room full of young Black and brown dancers in New York City. The enrapturing performance was part of a free dance clinic Stewart and her nonprofit organization, Share […]

Seen and Heard At the Dance Teacher Summit: Tony Dovolani

As our 2014 Dance Teacher Summit approaches, we’re getting excited to try out some new dance styles during the three days of classes and seminars. Tony Dovolani’s ballroom crash course is always a crowd favorite, even if we can’t quite figure out how to move our hips like he does… An Emmy-nominated choreographer and winner of multiple U.S. and […]

"DWTS" Announces Season 17 Cast

The cast of Season 17 (photo via abc.go.com) If you’re like any of us nerds at DanceMedia, the end of summer doesn’t just mean the end of beach days, but the closing of dance TV staples like “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Breaking Pointe.” That is, until you realize fall programming means “Dancing […]

Commnity Drill Team with a Noble Mission Appears on “DWTS”

The Camden Sophisticated Sisters drill team wowed on this week’s “Dancing with the Stars” results show. Since 1986, the organization’s founding director, Tawanda Jones, has used dance to motivate and empower young women in Camden, New Jersey, where many residents live below the poverty line and violent crime rates are some of the highest in […]

Inspirational Boston Dancer to Appear on “DWTS”

Boxer Victor Cruz was eliminated yesterday on “Dancing With the Stars,” but the biggest news of the night concerned Adrianne Haslet-Davis, the dance teacher who lost her foot in the Boston Marathon bombings and has inspired the nation and its arts community with her positive attitude and vow to return to the dance floor. Host […]