Keep yourself updated with the latest dance news right here on DancePlug. From ballet to Broadway, breaking news to random facts, we've got you covered!

Sign Me Up
Welcome Mike Pence: Big LGBTQ Dance Party

What's Better Than a Protest? A Dance Party!

Pride month has been showing some beautiful colors this season, but one of the most notable dance-related moments so far has to be the gay Pence party. The conservative vice president has made it clear that he is not in support of the LBGQT community, but that has not stopped LBGQTers from expres...

Chase Johnsey in the English National Ballet's "Sleeping Beauty" - photo by Elliot Franks

This Dancer is Working To Be The First Male Ballerina

Last week, the English National Ballet performed their version of "The Sleeping Beauty" with all their usual glory - elaborate sets and costumes, and lovely dancing. However, it was a groundbreaking moment for Chase Johnsey, as he became the first male dancer in recent history to perform a tradit...

Dancing Dads

Let's Hear It For The Dancing Dads

Father's Day is this weekend! (Did you forget? You're welcome for the reminder). In honor of these hardworking and loving fellows, we thought we'd highlight a few of our favorite dancing dad videos. 

This is an adorable video which surfaced last week and that we can't stop watching. Two-y...

Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts in Judith Jamison's "A Case of You" - photo by Paul Kolnik - from

Alvin Ailey Heats Up Lincoln with Girl Power

Alvin Ailey has been in the news a lot lately, as they’ve been working on finessing a contract dispute. The dancers recently staged a boycott that stated they were paid less than other predominately ethnically white companies of a similar size and status. The good news is that the contract issues...

Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles hosting the 72nd Tony Awards

Want To Be On The Tonys?

The Tony Awards are just two days away! Broadway's biggest night is an exciting time for many - performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and musical theater fans alike. Some of Broadway's biggest stars will gather this Sunday NYC at Radio City Music Hall (you can watch it wherever you are on...

San Jose New Ballet's Sleeping Beauty - photo by Bari Lee Photography

Should We Treat Dance Like A Sport?

You know the age old debate: is dance a sport? Well, we’re not here to debate that today (although, if we’re on the topic, this writer believes that matter could be put to bed with the following: dance is not a sport, but dancers are most certainly athletes). But we if we take some of the good pa...


A Dance Scandal About Not Dancing 📣

Cheerleaders and dancers alike can all agree that performing for the NFL is a very prestigious and exciting career. Most are in their 20s to early 30s and are quite talented. It’s also no secret that these hard-working football beauties tend to be easy on the eyes. But there’s another unfortunate...