On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Youth America Grand Prix, known to all as YAGP, the international competition founded by former Bolshoi principals Larissa and Gennadi Saveliev offered a three-evening celebration at the Koch from April 9th to 11th 2014 that completely converted this former naysayer into a diehard fan. All of my complaints from…Continue
Posted by Sondra Forsyth on April 14, 2014 at 9:15am
On the evening of Sunday, April 6th 2014, an Injury Prevention Workshop wrapped up The Complete Dancer Series for the 2013-2014 academic year at The School at Steps. At $10 per ticket with student discounts, the event attracted an impressively large audience of parents, dance teachers, and dance students. Many of the children looked to be as young as eight or nine. They were by and large interested and attentive, with hands waving eagerly in hopes of getting a…Continue
Posted by Sondra Forsyth on April 8, 2014 at 8:00am
On the evening of March 20th 2014, as part of the Diamond Anniversary celebration of the Paul Taylor Dance Company at the Koch Theater, the troupe offered a triple bill that included a recent world premiere and an enduring favorite from 1982. The first two,…Continue
Posted by Sondra Forsyth on March 27, 2014 at 2:22pm
I’m not a fan of the fact that standing ovations, once reserved for truly superb performances, have become almost routine in NYC. Often, in spite of not being able to see the curtain calls while everyone in front of me is up and blocking my view, I remain stubbornly in my seat if I feel that plain old clapping is sufficient. Yet on the evening of Friday, March 15th 2014 at City Center, I was on my feet with the rest of…Continue
Posted by Sondra Forsyth on March 27, 2014 at 2:21pm
Diavolo is holding auditions for male and female touring company members for the 2014-2015 season. Seeking performers with strong background in dance (ballet, contemporary, modern), partnering and…Continue
Started by Diavolo in Jobs Available Apr 7.
Part time experienced Ballet/Dance instructor needed for central NY studio with 3 locations. Hours and pay based on experience. Entering our 40th year and still growing. Prefer someone with a solid…Continue
Started by Donna F. Sharp (df4dance) in Jobs Available Mar 31.
Deidre Shoor - film maker behind the indie documentary Flex is King - is in need of dancers for a shoot in the NYC area on March 4-5, 2014. Deadline for submissions is February 26th, 2014. I do not…Continue
Started by Anneliese Burns Wilson in Jobs Available Feb 24.
I am searching for a qualified hip hop teacher for beginner students. I need a teacher that can instruct two separate classes ages 7-12 January-June. The teacher will also be responsible for…Continue