Dance News

International Modern Dance Competition

The 2nd Korea International Modern Dance Competition, organized by the Korea dance Association and approved by the UNESCO International Dance Council (UNESCO-CID), will take place from June 22- 28 in Seoul, Korea.

Registration is now open worldwide for male and female soloists aged 17-28. Dancers will compete for a grand prize of $7000 USD.

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Ballet Royalty returns to NYC

For the first time since 1988, the 252 year old Royal Danish Ballet will perform in New York this summer as part of its 2011 US tour. From June 14-19 the Royal Danish Ballet will present six evenings of its work at the David H. Koch Theater with artistic director Nikolaj Hübbe, who’s more or less returning home, since he was a principal dancer

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Scholarships for Tap City 2011

Scholarships are available to dancers ages 6 - 19 to attend Tap City! The annual New York City Tap Festival is the preeminent tap dance festival of the world. Each July, the American Tap Dance Foundation offers expansive adult, pre-professional, teen and youth training programs, awards and numerous premiere performances and events that feature

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Dancing Under the Stars at Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center, New York, has just announced the lineup for this year's Midsummer Night Swing - Lincoln Center's annual salsa, swing, disco, tango, Gypsy jazz and folk dancing festival. This year a new dance floor has been installed at the band shell in Damrosch Park on West 62nd Street so patrons can dance under the stars. A new dance floor, tested

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The April/May Edition of Dance Informa magazine has been released. Hear from SYTYCD's Cat Deeley, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe as they get ready for Season 8. Dance Informa speaks with US Prix de Laussane prize winner Harper Watters, Usher dancer Saidah Nairobi and High School Musical choreographer Bonnie Story. Feature articles for teachers, health

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Baby on Broadway

BABY IT'S YOU! is the original Broadway musical inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, a suburban housewife from New Jersey, who discovered one of the greatest girl groups of all time, The Shirelles, and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse.Created by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, the dynamite team behind

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ABDC Back with HOT Season 6

Randy Jackson’s America’s Best Dance Crew returned last night, with the first episode of Season 6 aired on MTV.

The ‘season of the superstars’, where each episode will be devoted to a music star, kicked off with a night of Lil Wayne and five crews hungry to move on in the competition. This is the first season with a

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Free All-Day Dance Concert in Times Square

Project Dance has announced that its New York City signature event will return on April 16.

The event, which occurs over a three-day weekend, includes dance classes, motivational forums, networking and a free all-day dance concert held in Times Square on the corner of 44th Street and Broadway on Saturday, April 16, from 9:00am-5:00pm.

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Official message for World Dance Day

April 29 2011 For the greater part of the history of mankind, dance took place outdoors. People would gather in forest glades, village squares, churchyards, or on threshing floors, to enjoy dancing for hours on end. Nowadays, dance mostly takes place in ballrooms, clubs, theatres, school halls, studios and discos. This year we propose making a step back

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Dancin Downtown at The Joyce

Dancers Responding to AIDS and The Joyce Theater will present the Third annual Dancin Downtown at The Joyce on May 16.Dancin’ Downtown is the only competition providing dance students the opportunity to be seen by a diverse and distinguished group of dance luminaries on one of the most prestigious dance stages in New York City, The Joyce Theater.

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