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Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines to Be Honored by USPS

Standing in line at the Post Office just got a little more exciting.

Last week, the United States Postal Service announced that they will be releasing a stamp commemorating the late tap dancer Gregory Hines. His stamp, which will be available for purchase at local post offices and...

Melanie Hamrick

The Ultimate Rock Ballet is Rolling Out This Year

It's not unusual to see classical ballet being performed to non-classical music. Over the last twenty years, it's become more and more popular for choreographers to create works set to rock music; the most famous example being the Joffrey Ballet's "...

Doctors in the U.K. Will Prescribe Art to Support Mental Health

Doctors in the U.K. Will Prescribe Art to Support Mental Health

So, let's say that you're not feeling so great one day. You go to the doctor and describe your symptoms: you're tired, can't seem to get out of bed, you're feeling a little isolated and lonely. And your doctor hands you a prescription for... dance classes? It may seem a little unconventional and...

Happy New Year 2019 from DancePlug

Wrap Up 2018 With Our Valuable Dance Article Picks

Well, Pluggers, now that 2018 is winding to a close, we wanted to look back on some of our articles in case you've missed them. Take a look at our list below.


"The Favourite" featuring Rachel Weisz and Joe Alwyn

“The Favourite” Royal Dance-Off is the New Favorite

We've been talking about dance in the film world a lot lately. And while there's absolutely a time and place to analyze movies that are specifically about dance, I think there's also...

Feast On These Dance Videos Starring Ziegler, Polunin, and K-Flow

Feast On These Dance Videos Starring Ziegler, Polunin, and K-Flow

Happy Weekend, Pluggers! Congratulations on surviving another week. Here are three new dance videos that will inspire you and give you a boost to enjoy your days off.

1. Hozier and Polunin Officially Team Up

This isn't the first time Sergei Polunin has ripped our hearts out to t...

Mariah Spears

Welcome to the Team, SYTYCD Alum Mariah Spears!

We are so excited to officially welcome the gorgeous Mariah Spears to DancePlug. She's been featured on some of our tutorials before, as an assistant for Gina Starbuck; now, she'll be creating her own series of tutorials for you as our newest hip-hop and jazz funk ins...

Black is the new #BalletPink

Black is the new #BalletPink

Pointe shoes have officially taken on new colors! What colors, you may ask? Ballet Bronze and Ballet Brown to be exact. And all we have to say is...“it’s about flipping time!” 

"Ballet pink" has long been the color of ballet - flat ballet shoes, tights, tutus, pointe shoes. For years, dan...