Author Archives: Emily Macel Theys

About Emily Macel Theys

Emily Macel Theys, former associated editor for Dance Magazine, lives in Washington, D.C., and is the communications manager for the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange.

Getting a Hold On Graham Hands

The signature cupped hands of the celebrants in Primitive Mysteries; the clawed hands of Medea in Cave of the Heart—“GrahamMore »

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Remembering Merce

“You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintingsMore »

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A Peek Inside the Beijing Dance Academy

Beijing is an early-to-rise kind of city, and the students at the Beijing Dance Academy are no exception. At 6:30More »

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Who’s Hot In Modern Dance

In Crystal Pite’s Lost Action, a crouching dancer extends his left leg and suddenly explodes into a split leap. InMore »

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Your Guide To Getting In: Dos and Don’ts From Summer Study Pros

So you’ve narrowed down your list of places to dance this summer, and you’re looking forward to exploring the danceMore »

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The New Pal in Town

In the heart of the theater district, a handful of limber dancers are working on synchronized hip shaking, flirtatious fan-kicksMore »

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