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CTU dance video: CPS dance teachers call for a ‘safe return or no return’ in video posted to CTU’s Facebook page

Six Chicago Public School dance teachers voiced concerns about safety through dancing in a video posted online last week by the Chicago Teachers Union, but the effort received backlash after several conservative websites linked to it. In the video, teachers perform dances they choreographed themselves to communicate their safety concerns surrounding the CPS’s decision to […]

Dance education

It’s time to confront sexual misconduct in dance education

In 2001, young Chanel, a determined, ambitious, fiery and headstrong teenager, was about to start her second year at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, also known as the highly acclaimed school ” reputation”. I was an excellent student, a promising young dancer and appreciated by my teachers and my peers. […]

Dance education

It’s time to tackle sexual misconduct in dance education

In 2001, the young Chanel, a determined, ambitious, fiery and stubborn teenager, was about to start her sophomore year at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, also known as the very “Fame” school. acclaimed. I was an excellent student, a promising young dancer and appreciated by my teachers and my peers. […]

Dance performances

No lion dance performances for Lunar New Year | Local News

Lunar New Year is February 12, marking the start of a new year on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations will be muted and will miss a familiar tradition – the lion dance. Guam’s lion dance team is a big part of the Lunar New Year festivities, […]

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PREMIERE: Sinéad McDevitt directs stunning Silvaticus dance video with music by Úna Keane

Dublin-born, Sydney-based director Sinéad McDevitt celebrates Irish contemporary composer Úna Keane’s stunning new live album ‘Collaborations’ with dance video ‘Silvaticus’ – premiering on the Hot Press YouTube channel this evening at 8 p.m. Hot Press is thrilled to present the gorgeous dance video for Silvaticus – filmed on Samsung Galaxy Note during the Covid-19 lockdown […]

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Studio restrictions prompt Saskatoon troupe’s outdoor dance performances

When the COVID-19 restrictions were put in place in March 2020, KSAMB Dance Company wanted to find a way to continuously host shows. They were able to do that with Wild Card Movement, a dance performance that takes place every Friday night in Town Hall Square, starting promptly when the clock strikes 7 p.m. “Because […]

Dance artist

Creating his own studio — and livestreaming it — dance artist Michael J. Love navigates the pandemic — Sightlines

When lockdown orders went into effect last spring, freelance artist-scholar Michael J. Love had to leave a note on his neighbor’s door. He read something like, Hi, I live upstairs, and believe it or not, I’m a professional tap dancer. Although her neighbor was understanding, they lived in an old apartment building with flimsy floors, […]

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Start his own studio – and broadcast live – dance artist Michael J. Love travels through pandemic – Lines of Sight

When the foreclosure orders went into effect last spring, independent academic artist Michael J. Love had to leave a note on his neighbor’s door. He was reading something like, Hi, I live upstairs, and believe it or not, I’m a professional tap dancer. Although her neighbor was understanding, they lived in an old apartment building […]

Dance performances

Streaming Dance Performances Take Over January

Film crew records the rehearsal of The Nutcracker by the Czech National Ballet amid the coronavirus pandemic on December 21, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic.Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images If there’s a silver lining to the closure of venues, it’s the digital spring it has brought to the dance world. While we look forward to the day […]