Dance News

NYC Ballet Dancers Paint The Town Red

On Tuesday, May 31 after the curtain came down at New York City Ballet’s evening performance, a crew of dancers took to the streets, dancing down city sidewalks and distributing hundreds of red pointe shoes across the city in a grass roots effort to rally and raise awareness for this year’s Dancers’ Choice performance on Sunday,

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World Largest Ballet Class

Australia’s Queensland Ballet are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest ballet class. On Sunday, May 22 around 2000 dancers from across Australia will gather with Queensland Ballet dancers on the Kurilpa Bridge in South Brisbane for a 30 minute basic, but fun classical barre class starting promptly at 9:00am.

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National Dance Week Auction

Let's all celebrate

dance and National Dance Week

by giving back to

the dance community. The

National Dance Week Online Auction

is currently open for bids until May 1, with all proceeds

benefiting the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation - a 501(c)(3) public charity.

The Foundation is

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Seattle Tappers win Run the Night on Broadway

New York's most explosive dance competition hit Broadway tonight at BB Kings Blues Club on 42nd Street. Run The Night, produced by Jared Grimes and Cheryl Cutlip brought up-and-coming talent to the stage in front of industry judges, including Dance Informa’s Deborah Searle. There was not an empty seat in the house as the audience enjoyed dynamic,

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European Youth Dance Project – Register Now

Les Ballets Persans presents the 8th season of the European Youth Dance Project (EYDP) this year. For the upcoming season, the project engages professional and semiprofessional male and female dancers, offering a complete program of performance production, repertory work and technical enhancement with focus on classical and neo-classical training, master

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Win Scholarships to Dance in Italy!

Compete online to win prizes over $4,000! The Dance Off has partnered with World Dance Movement to bring you the World Dance Movement International Dance Off Competition! Dancers around the world can compete with each other through this innovative online portal for the chance to win scholarships to World Dance Movement Italy 2011 - a value of over

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iaMmE Win America’s Best Dance Crew

Last night Season 6 of America's Best Dance Crew came to a close with the announcement of the winning Crew. After 10 amazing episodes the two teams left to battle it out were the young all male 'Iconic Boys' and the unique and creative 'iaMmE'. After 50 million votes were counted iaMmE was crowned America's Best Dance Crew, taking home the $100,000 prize.

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New York Choreography Festival

Don’t miss America’s most up and coming choreographers at New York’s Young Choreographer's Festival next month - June 11th, 8:00pm at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, Symphony Space. The mission of The Young Choreographer’s Festival is to present the work of the hottest new talent in all genres of dance.

The unique event

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Birmingham Ballet Benefit for Ovarian Cancer

Birmingham Ballet will be hosting a benefit on Saturday June 11 at Pale Eddie’s Pour House, from 7-9 pm.

This event will be held to celebrate the premiere of the new Repertory Company as well as the partnership developed with the Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Admission is a $5 dollar donation to the Foundation. It will

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Hines wins Dancing with The Stars

Season 12 is a wrap and what a season it was! Before the dazzling finale, we were treated to many weeks of shoes flying, stars crying, pros stumbling and an ever-changing leaderboard! The hits kept coming (as did the misses) as the stars rehearsed hard and danced harder in pursuit of the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy.

Right out of the gate there

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