Russian ballerina Olga Smirnova has shown her disdain for her country's invasion of Ukraine by leaving the Bolshoi Ballet. Smirnova, a prima ballerina who has been with the historic company for a decade, will now dance for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Her decision lends another voice to the Russians who are denouncing Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine. Like many Russians, Smirnova has family ties to Ukraine.
After years of meticulous research, authors Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel have brought the rich history of the Dance Theatre...
Created in 1969, just a few short years after the Jim Crow laws were abolished, the Dance Theatre of Harlem...
The art of movement is more than a hobby or profession, it's a passion. Anyone who knows a dancer understands just how much the craft becomes an integral part of everyday life. So what to get that dancer for a special occasion? There are so many incredible gifts that celebrate the art of dance, whether you are shopping for the holidays, a birthday, or the perfect present to commemorate a big performance.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games had a special, choreographed performance as part of its closing handoff ceremony.
For most young ballerinas, receiving their first pair of pointe shoes is a momentous occasion in their dance career.
In a Swedish health campaign, 9-year-old dance prodigy Lilyana Ilunga dances her way to 10,000 steps in order to encourage kids to live a more active lifestyle, while also showing them that it can be fun. Non-profit organization Generation Pep—which organized the Dance 10.000 initiative—was started by the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria “with the vision that all children and young people in Sweden should have the ability and desire to live an active and healthy life.
Every winter, millions flock to see The Nutcracker, perhaps the most famous ballet of all time.
Ever since the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, Harlem has become a breeding ground for art and music.
For the past few years, photographer Omar Z. Robles has been making waves with his dance photography—specifically, his ability to merge classical dance with the urban environment has sparked an enormous following. Robles travels the world— from New York City to Hong Kong to Cuba to Melbourne—and works with local ballet dancers.
Music can awaken the deepest parts of our memories—even if those moments seem gone forever. Marta C.
We're used to seeing captivating aerial photography, but acclaimed drone photographer Brad Walls has pushed things to a new creative...