Tag: video

Choreographer Jody Oberfelder Has Dancing on the Brain in New Work

Science has proven that dancing has a profound impact on a dancer’s brain. In dancer/choreographer Jody Oberfelder’s latest work, The Brain Piece, she explores how the brain affects the audience. The installation/live performance is designed so the audience can have a personalized, immersive experience that explores the inner workings of the human brain. Oberfelder performs, […]

#NYCDanceWeek2017 Kicks Off This Week

Who wants free dance classes?!? New York City Dance Week, a citywide annual nonprofit project of Tendu Inc., brings awareness to dance by partnering with almost 40 studios to offer hundreds of free (yes FREE!) and discounted classes, June 15–24. Participating schools this year include Mark Morris Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, Arthur Murray NYC […]

Olé! Free Flamenco in the Park in New Jersey and a Flashmob in Spain

Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, flamenco and Spanish dance company and nonprofit organization, presents its free-admission Feria de Sevilla Festival this Sunday, June 11, 2–5 pm, at Parker Press Park, in Woodbrige, New Jersey. The outdoor festival emulates the famous Feria de Sevilla in Spain and includes live music and dancing, educational workshops, arts and crafts, […]

East Meets West in This Indian Dance Cover of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You"

Stop everything: Watch this fusion of classical bharata natyam and contemporary dance performed by popular Indian dancers Mukti and Shakti Mohan. Their graceful and clever moves are performed to a cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” with a Carnatic Mix by Indian Raga (feat. Aditya Rao). Warning: You’re probably going to want to dance […]

Jennifer Lopez's Toddlerography Lesson Is What the ​World of Dance (Really) ​Needs Now

The latest dance-competition show to hit prime-time television, “World of Dance,” arrives tonight. Produced by Jennifer Lopez, the new show will most likely not be featuring these toddler choreographers/teachers dancing to Lopez’s hit “On the Floor,” featured recently on James Corden’s “The Late Late Show.” But here’s to hoping.

Happy #NationalTapDanceDay

Since 1989, tap dancers have been celebrating National Tap Dance Day (NTDD) on and around May 25, the birthday of tap dance legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. This year, prime events are happening in Philadelphia, New York and Chicago. Check out these celebrations still happening and watch the video below for some inspiration. Rockaway Beach, NY, […]

The Dance World Says Goodbye to America's Master of African Dance Chuck Davis

Dancer and choreographer Chuck Davis, who founded the largest African dance festival, DanceAfrica, and performance company African American Dance Ensemble, died Sunday at his home in Durham, North Carolina. He was 80. Known for his benevolent spirit and powerful presence, he was committed to keeping the roots of African dance alive, as well as fusing […]

"Behind the Curtain" with Simkin

Dance Magazine’s second episode of “Behind the Curtain” follows fan favorite Daniil Simkin for a day. The American Ballet Theatre principal takes viewers inside a rehearsal for INTENSIO, a program of four new dances by Alexander Ekman, Gregory Dolbashian, Jorma Elo and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Simkin is dancing in and co-producing the performance, which premieres July 22 […]

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sign up for any or all of these newsletters

You have Successfully Subscribed!