Dance


December 4, 2020

Watch Ballet Dancers Move Through the Streets of Harlem in Breathtaking Performance

Ever since the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, Harlem has become a breeding ground for art and music. Dance Theatre of Harlem captures the vibrant energy of the New York City neighborhood in a new performance, Dancing Through Harlem. Created for Harlem Week and the African American Day Parade, the video showcases eight ballet dancers wearing masks as they gracefully move through city streets to one of Bach's violin concertos.

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November 6, 2020

Stunning Drone Photos Capture Unique Perspective of Ballet From Above

We're used to seeing captivating aerial photography, but acclaimed drone photographer Brad Walls has pushed things to a new creative level with his latest series. This portfolio, titled ballerine de l'air (Ballerina from the air), is an interesting twist on classic portraits of ballet dancers. By using his drone, Walls manages to highlight different angles of their grace and beauty.

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August 13, 2020

11-Year-Old Nigerian Dancer Gets International Dance Scholarship Because of Viral Video

If you were to describe 11-year-old Nigerian dancer Anthony Mmesoma Madu in only a few words, graceful and ethereal would be apt descriptors. The young performer has leaped over hurdles of stereotypes to become an accomplished dancer and, recently, a viral sensation. Back in June, the Leap of Dance Academy (the school that Madu attends as one of only 12 students) posted a video that provided a glimpse of the young artist in his element.

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