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National Dance Day 2018 routine video

Counting Down To National Dance Day

Mark your calendars, Pluggers, because National Dance Day is just a few weeks away! On July 28th, people all around the country will be coming together to celebrate our favorite art form. National Dance Day was established in 2010 by Nigel Lythgoe, who, in addition to his work on So You Think You...

Michael Jackson

A Michael Jackson Broadway Musical To Be Lead By Ballet Choreographer

Lately, we've seen a lot of musicals centered around musical artists head to Broadway. First, there was Escape to Margaritaville, which was based on the music of Jimmy Buffett (little fact: after playing 29 previews and 124 performances, the musical closed this past weekend). Summer:...

Dame Gillian Lynne

"The Phantom of the Opera" Choreographer Gillian Lynne Dies at 92

Dame Gillian Lynne, former ballet dancer and famed Broadway choreographer, passed away last night in London at age 92. She began dancing in the 1940's at Sadler's Wells Ballet (later called The Royal Ballet), and rose through the ranks, eventually performing roles created specifically for her by...

Jim Nowakowski

Are These Amazing Dancers #Gifs or #Goals?

Heeeeelllllooooo Pllluuuugggerrrsss! It’s time to play #Gif or #Goals! *insert theme music we just made up*

Here's the deal. We’re going to show you some of the latest and greatest Instagram posts, and you’ll have to guess if it’s actually a GIF, or if it’s something the dancer did in rea...

Billy Elliot The Musical at the Hungarian State Opera Budapest - photo: Birgitta Rudenius

15 Performances of Billy Elliot Cancelled After Attack in Hungary

A mysterious journalist, a Broadway show, and a newspaper article stating that children who watched the show were in danger of becoming homosexual - there’s a lot of controversy surrounding a recent production of Billy Elliot in at the Hungarian State Opera Budapest, Hungary.

Billy Elliot...

Cats Musical Theatre

Paws Everything - 'Cats' Is Coming To Hollywood

Cats is one of the most well known Broadway shows in history. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber...

History of Queer Dance

The BuzzFeed Breakdown of Queer Dance

BuzzFeed recently released a video that is everything plus a bag of chips! Choreographers Kumari Suraj, Jonte Moaning, Derrell Bullock, and Brian Friedman have put together a history of queer dance through movement, and it totally has us reaching for our high heels. It’s like time traveling throu...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z "Everything Is Love"

Bey & Jay's New Vid Has Us SHOOK

Unless you're living under a rock, you probably know that everyone's favorite Queen Bey released an album last weekend she created with her husband Jay-Z called Everything Is Love. Much to our delight, the pair incorporated dance right off the bat! The cover of the album features two dancers of "...