Bonnie Brooks Appointed Lead Curator For The Dance Center’s Presenting Series

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[Chicago, IL] – The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces that Associate Professor Bonnie Brooks is taking up a newly created position with The Dance Center’s Presenting Series as Lead Curator, effective January 2015. In this Faculty Service position, Brooks will be responsible for the series programming and its artists, engagements and residency activities, […]

Social Dances And Rituals Of 2014

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“2014: Dance and Rituals” Very cool social dance video said to have been created as part of the buildup to the 2015 YouTube Music Awards: “YouTube partnered with legendary music video director Jake Nava (Single Ladies, Partition) to create ‘2014: Rituals and Dances’. With ‘New York, New Drop’ by SBTRKT feat. Ezra Koenig serving as […]

NYTB Brings Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker To Children Of New York

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[New York, NY] – New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns for a fourth year of Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker, a delightful holiday ballet. From clockwork imps to mice dressed in polka dots and dancers dancing with huge chopsticks, this timeless, re-imagined classic bursts with energy and excitement. This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, […]

DanceLand Is Back!

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Apologies for the recent absence. I’ve been busy relocating DanceLand world headquarters to Raleigh from Asheville. Stay tuned for further developments and more posts later today! PS – You may see some changes in the design as we try out a few new things leading to a new design. This one’s fun but we’re going […]

The BANDALOOP Experience: Team Building Through Aerial Dance

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“The BANDALOOP Experience” BANDALOOP, formerly known as Project Bandaloop, is an aerial dance company based in Oakland. After recently posting about Pilobolus Creative Services, I noticed that BANDALOOP had shared the above video about their team building and related services for business clients. Definitely the kind of thing to help you break out of a […]

Native Trails Brings American Indian Dance To The Scottsdale Center

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“Hoop Dancing at Native Trails with Derrick Suwaima Davis” [Scottsdale, AZ] – The resounding drumbeat of American Indian culture in the Southwest will grow louder January through April 2015 with the return of Native Trails, presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and produced by the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. For the first […]

Muntu Dance Theatre Stages Remembrance Tales In Lest We Forget

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[Chicago, IL] – Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago will celebrate the holiday season with the performance of “Lest We Forget” – an historical anthology of movement, music, and memories depicting the stories of many blended into one. Like the patchwork quilts of the past, each piece adds to the story of trials, tribulations and the […]

NYCB’s city.ballet Season 2, Ep. 6: Alexei Ratmansky’s New Steps

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“Alexei Ratmansky’s New Steps | Ep. 6 | city.ballet” Webisode 6 of city.ballet Season 2 takes: “Company members discuss working with Alexei Ratmansky – one of the most prolific and sought-after choreographers in the world. ” Episode Listing: Ep. 1: Corps Stories Ep. 2: A Choreographer’s Story Ep. 3: Peter Martins Ep. 4: Sara Mearns’ […]

Cracked Offers A Fresh Take On The Nutcracker

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[New Hyde Park, NY] – Broadway Performers Michelle and Jerome Vivona are presenting a World Premiere production of “Cracked”, an exciting new twist on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Michelle and Jerome spent 20 years on Broadway performing in such shows as: Curtains, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kiss Me, Kate, Seussical, How to Succeed…, Guys and Dolls, Anything […]