Dance

How Hiplet, a Powerful Fusion of Hip Hop and Ballet, Is Redefining the Dance World

Back in the early 1990s, Homer Bryant, who founded the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center in 1981, attended a rap concert in Canada and noticed how the cadence of the music allowed the kids to easily remember the lyrics. “I thought if I put rap and ballet together, I might have a hit on my hands,” …

Ballet

Under Armour’s new campaign (with Misty Copeland!) is the empowering message the world needs

While some athletic brands opt for star-studded celebrity endorsements, Under Armour has long been on a mission to use legit, awe-inspiring athletes …

Lifestyle

La Cenicienta: Ballet Municipal de Lima does Cinderella

Peru is not a natural home for ballet. Children are far more likely to be learning the traditional Marinera than <i>pli</i><i>és</i> and <i>pas de chats</i>, and the …

Dancing

Holly Blakey: the dance punk who turned Coldplay into disco chimps

She learned ballet in a car park and gave all the right moves to Florence + the Machine. Now, the queen of music videos is putting on her first show. The choreographer talks about dance snobs, anorexia and reclaiming bump ’n’ grind<p>‘How things look when it’s 4am.” This is how Holly Blakey describes …

Music

Mariah Carey Gets Dragged by the Internet Because of Her "Bare Minimum" Dance Moves

Pop diva Mariah Carey has once again fallen from grace. The "Touch My Body" singer made an embarrassment of herself during her latest performance …

Lifestyle

Ghetto Kids Dance Crew From Ugandan to the World

The fast-rising dance crew has graced the cover of the latest issue of Vibe Magazine alongside U.S.-Moroccan rapper, French Montana. The Ghetto Kids …

Dancing

‘World of Dance’ episode 7 recap: Jennifer Lopez mentors the Junior Division acts

Icon and dance legend <b>Misty Copeland</b> joined the judging panel on “World of Dance” Tuesday night, as the Junior Division acts faced their toughest …

World of Dance

Abby Lee Miller’s Prison Food: ‘Dance Moms’ Star Shifts From Fine Dining To Canned Tuna And Spam

Abby Lee Miller checked into FCC Victorville prison last week to start her one-year and one-day prison sentence for her fraud and money laundering …

Dancing

Jamie Foxx gives away $1000 at an impromptu dance competition, plus more news

Jamie Foxx gives away $1,000 at an impromptu dance competition<p>Next time you see Jamie Foxx at a club, you might wanna show off your moves on the …

Jamie Foxx

Anna Wintour and Her Dance Moves Will Make Your Whole Day

Dame Anna Wintour is a serious, focused, very powerful leader. At least that’s the public persona we often associate with one of the most influential …

Fashion

Unsound to hold event at London's Barbican in December

Emma Robertson speaks to the synth pioneer in the second episode of her new podcast series, <i>AIR</i>.<p>Following his two takeovers at Privilege, the UK giant …

Music

Misty Copeland: 5 Things To Know About The Ballet Dancer Guest Judging ‘World Of Dance’

Misty Copeland will be joining ‘World of Dance’ on July 18 as a guest judge, but there’s so much more to know about the epic ballet superstar! Find …

Ballet

Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren Will Star in Disney's The Nutcracker

Misty Copeland will also perform in the live-action film.<p>The Disney remakes are coming thick and fast—this time, they're not taking on one of their own greatest hits, but rather a tale immortalized in the ballet world. <i>The Nutcracker and the Four Realms</i> will star Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum …

Dancing

When the dance teacher-student relationship comes to an end

<i>Dance Teacher with Joffrey Ballet School (and many others!), Bill Waldinger, shares his insight into the teacher-student relationship.</i><p>As teachers, we …

Dancing

Bill Waldinger, Dance Teacher

Bill recently joined the faculty of Broadway Dance Center in New York City as a regular guest teaching-artist.<p>He is currently a regular faculty …

Dancing

Life at Jacob's Pillow with Sara Mearns and Michelle Dorrance

<i>Our wonderful dance historian Caroline Hamilton gives us an update from her stay with Jacob’s Pillow, America’s oldest dance festival:</i><p>It is hard to …

Dancing

The Gopis: An Ambrosial Dance Crew or Something More?

<b>By Venu Gopal Das</b><p>A day in the life of Shri Krishna is filled with numerous activities: tending cows, playing pranks on the women of the village, …

Spirituality

LINK Dance Foundation turns commuting into art at Dancing on the Edge

Holly McKenzie-SutterPeople at busy intersections around Vancouver may have found their evening commutes interrupted by a team of young, neon-clad …

Contemporary Dance

Ruth Mattock

Ruth is a freelance writer from London, where she indulged her love of dance by interviewing her favourite creators and performers from Carlos Acosta …

Dancing

13 things we did in the 90s that now make us cringe

<b>Anyone who has lived through the 90s is eternally grateful that there was no social media to capture all of our cringe worthy activities.</b><p>Why are so …

Dancing

From Bethlehem to Philadelphia: An Interview with Rami Khader, Director of the Diyar Dance Theatre

Director Rami Khader, along with a group of talented and committed artists, both male and female and of differing ages and backgrounds, founded Diyar …

The Theatre

Dorrance Dance – ETM: Double Down, Sadler's Wells, London, review

There's a delight in sound in <i>ETM: Double Down</i>, by New York tap dance company Dorrance Dance. Working with Nicholas Van Young, Michelle Dorrance uses …

Dancing

New Wollongong-based website connects community for learning

Want to teach someone dance, public speaking, fire-twirling or social media? You can do it here.

Hip-Hop Dance

This Is the Go-To Leggings Look of a New York City Ballet Principal Dancer

Would you be able to spot a ballerina on the street if she wasn't wearing a leotard and didn't have her hair in a bun or pointe shoes on her feet? …

New York City Ballet

Ballet dancer injured in hit-and-run released from hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island ballet dancer seriously injured in a hit-and-run has been released from the hospital.<p>Jordan Nelson was …

Ballet

Boxing-Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

REUTERS: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more …

Boxing

Dance in NYC This Week

<i>Our guide to dance performances.</i><p><b>BALLET FESTIVAL</b> at the Joyce Theater (July 18-29). Created to provide a space for independent choreographers working outside the usual company setting, this summer festival, curated this year in part by the dancer and choreographer John Selya, features several …

Ballet

Dores André: The Spanish Ballerina Pirouetting Her Way to Stardom

From the<p>Outside In<p>The Stories of Five Creative Immigrant Women<p>Featuring<p>Dores André<p>Read Her Story<p>Dores André is the definition of determination. Originally from a seaside town in Spain, her passion for ballet has taken her all across the globe. Most recently, she’s danced her way into a top position …

Dancing

Austinmer dancers taking leaps and bounds onto world stages

GRACEFUL: Kate Arber will be heading to Shanghai while Carien McKerrell is performing at the Sydney Fringe Festival. Picture: Robert Peet<p>Local …

The Arts

Floyd vs. Conor Epic Trash Talk!! ... and Dance Moves!!

<b>Conor McGregor</b> promised to K.O. <b>Floyd Mayweather</b> in 4 rounds ... and Floyd responded by saying he's gonna beat that ass!!<p>The trash talk was nothing …

UFC