5 Historic Dance Works to Be Thankful For

5 Historic Dance Works to Be Thankful For

As you assemble your gratitude list for this Thanksgiving, stop and consider some of the works that paved the way for the diverse dance world we enjoy today. Whether they introduced a radical new style of movement, controversial subject matter or a particularly...

The Spirit of Vail in New York City

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Damian Woetzel’s leadership at the Vail International Dance Festival, a new four-day event will be held in New York City, November 3–6. Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC brings three programs to New York City Center, along...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Caterina Rago

For 12 years, Italian choreographer Caterina Rago studied Graham technique with Elsa Piperno at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome. Piperno taught her to be comfortable taking risks. “She encouraged us to push beyond our limits to understand what our...

Inspirational Quotes from Some of the Best

Martha Graham (left) “Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion.” —Martha Graham “To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on Earth and it is yours for...

New Dance Film Addresses Age in Dance

Sections of Fall to Rise were filmed at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City. The impending retirement of New York City Ballet’s 46-year-old star Wendy Whelan (who this morning announced her final performance date), has, over the past few months, sparked many...

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