“AfroTango,” an invigorating, smartly cast new musical revue at Thalia Spanish Theatre, attempts to demonstrate that Argentinean tango dancing harbors African roots.
Backstage chats with Carnival creatives Kristin Alexis Turner and John Tartaglia about the perks of working on a cruise line, why it’s great for your performance arsenal, and unexpected talents you’ll acquire!
Astaire winner Eric LaJuan Summers and choreographer Patricia Wilcox talk about what every dancer needs to know—whether playing a member of the Jackson 5 or not.
The Louisiana Readers’ Choice winner for best dance instructor reveals how ballet and other dance classes can put some crucial tools in the actor’s toolbox.
American Ballet Theatre’s fall season celebrates70 years of Agnes de Mille’s “Rodeo” and offers outstanding renditions of works by Mark Morris, James Kudelka, and George Balanchine.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Dance Alliance provided dancers with almost $4 million dollars in college scholarships.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s artistic director, Robert Battle, is raising the choreographic caliber of the company repertoire to match that of its unparalleled dancers.
The Bessie Awards were held on Oct. 20 and honored some of the best and brighest stars of New York City dance.
The Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is committing to its founder’s mission to bring dance to the people with the Ailey Extension. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and the studio is offering “real classes for real people” in its 12 studios.
In 2009, Back Stage reader Bob Leonard was featured in our weekly "Who Got the Part?" column after he was cast as a member of the Timeless Torches, a dance team for the WNBA's New York Liberty.