"Tap dance is the dance of creating music," says Michelle Dorrance. The founder of Dorrance Dance has helped lead a renaissance in tap, gaining attention for her own exuberant, athletic style. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Dorrance to discuss how…
By PBS NewsHour
A group of Syrian dancers is going on tour across Germany with a show that tells of the plight that made them flee their homeland and of the hopes they have for the future.
By Jona Kallgren, Associated Press
For Choreographer Alonzo King of Alonzo King Lines Ballet, discovering dance made “the outer world dim.” King explains in a conversation at the Aspen Institute’s Spotlight Health conference how dance transformed his life and how it contributes to the balancing…
By PBS NewsHour
“I hope that American ballet will continue to evolve in a way that really embraces who we are as artists and Americans,” Copeland said.
By Michelle Harven, Dayana Morales Gomez
By Rocky Mountain PBS
For 25 years, the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble in Denver has been blending dance, live music, spoken word and seasonal celebrations from around the world into a single holiday tradition.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a division of the South Korean army is turning out pirouettes and tendus. Weekly ballet classes provide these soldiers, who guards the zone at the demilitarized zone along the border of North…
Calling himself a “global citizen”, Prakash Mohandas says the goal of his dance company is to foster understanding between people and cultures. “If people are able to come dance with each other and have fun with each other, that breaks…
By Dominique Bonessi
Following the reveal of of the new multiple-size Barbie line, Mattel on Monday released a Misty Copeland doll to honor the first-African American woman to be named principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
By Kelly Whalen
The challenge: bring together some of the Bay Area’s top turf dancers alongside the region’s rising ballet talent in a single dance project.
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