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Rennie Harris University Is Empowering Hip-Hop Teachers to “Tell Their Own Stories”

When Rennie Harris University (RHU) launched earlier this year, it was a long time coming. Like, 20 years long: Harris first had the idea for the street dance teacher certification program in early 2000, and it sat on the back burner as Harris prioritized the many other projects on his impressive resumé—from his Rennie Harris […]

These Are Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch" Picks for 2019

Every year we love to see Dance Magazine‘s coveted list of the dancers, choreographers and companies that are on the verge of skyrocketing in the field of dance. This year’s picks are nothing short of exceptional. Congratulations to these 25 up-and-coming artists! Evan Ruggiero Photo by Jayme Thornton Evan Ruggiero’s story started as something out […]

Hip Hop for Boston Dancers

The Boston Conservatory announces its first-ever full-time hip-hop faculty member. Duane Lee Holland Jr. currently serves as visiting assistant professor at his alma mater University of Iowa. He joins Boston Conservatory’s dance division this fall, to teach the primarily classically trained conservatory students full-time and offer electives to students of Berklee College of Music (which […]