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Nickerson-Rossi Dance Is Building a Dance Festival Empire in Palm Springs

The Palm Springs Dance Festival, Southern California’s newest addition in festival dance programming, will open next weekend, March 2 through 4, with...

Opinion

Rockettes Continue Tense Standoff with CEO Dolan Over Inauguration Show

Looking at the Rockettes Twitter account you would be hard pressed to find any signs of the political storm playing out between the iconic dance compa...

Opinion

Rockettes Take on Trump and the Inauguration Entertainment Black Out

The controversy behind the Rockettes and their scheduled appearance as part of the inaugural festivities looked like it was going to be resolved withi...

Opinion

Nutcracker: The Old Greeting, Kind and True!

Each year I write a piece on The Nutcracker. Sometimes it’s a review of a performance. Two years ago I wrote a story on the ballet’s music and how a p...

Opinion, Good to Know

Real Ballerinas Eat: 4 Common Myths About Ballet Dancers

We’ve all made snap judgments (good and bad) about people we don’t even know. With almost zero information, we make assumptions about others’ characte...

Opinion, Good to Know

Real Ballerinas Eat: 4 Common Myths About Ballet Dancers

We’ve all made snap judgments (good and bad) about people we don’t even know. With almost zero information, we make assumptions about others’ characte...

Opinion

Art and Athleticism: 3 Major Differences Between Dancers and Athletes

At first glance, this seems like a misnomer—dancers are athletes. But a different kind of athlete, for sure. Dance forms such as classical ballet and...

Education & Training, Opinion, Good to Know

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Adult Ballet

If you thought ballet was just for little kids, think again. Adults across the country are taking advantage of adult ballet class and for good reason....

Education & Training, Opinion, Good to Know

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Adult Ballet

If you thought ballet was just for little kids, think again. Adults across the country are taking advantage of adult ballet class and for good reason....

Education & Training, Opinion, Good to Know

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Adult Ballet

If you thought ballet was just for little kids, think again. Adults across the country are taking advantage of adult ballet class and for good reason....