(via YouTube)

Remember that fabulous old-school clip of dancers tapping in pointe shoes that Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo brought to our attention back in March? As we mentioned then, toe-tap dancing was actually super popular back in the 1920s and 30sโ€”which means there are more videos where that one came from. And because #ToeTapTuesday has a nice ring to it, we thought we'd take this opportunity to introduce you to Dick and Edith Barstow, a toe-tapping brother and sister duo from that era who are nothing short of incredible:

Keep reading... Show less
Dancers celebrating National Dance Day 2016 in Boston (via YouTube)

Happy (almost) National Dance Day, everybody! 2017's "Dance Christmas" falls on Saturday, July 29โ€”and there are all kinds of ways for you to join the party.

Keep reading... Show less
Via @RoyalOperaHouse on Twitter

Happy #WorldEmojiDay, dance friends! ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ‘ฏ ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ‘ฏ

Because it's just the cutest, we thought we'd share the emoji challenge the Royal Opera House is currently hosting on Twitter. They've retold a series of ballets (and operas, for that crowd) in emoji form. If you correctly guess the name of a ballet, you'll be entered for a chance to win two tickets to a ROH production.

Keep reading... Show less
JT Church and Robert Roldan in Travis Wall's "The Mirror" on "So You Think You Can Dance" (Michael Becker/FOX)

Congrats to this year's Outstanding Choreography Emmy nominees, announced yesterday morning in Hollywood! It's a pretty stellar list of names, with "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing with the Stars" choreographers earning four of the category's five slots. (Rockstar Mandy Moore was actually nominated for her work on both shows. ๐Ÿ™Œ )

Keep reading... Show less
Jade Chynoweth in the "Step Up: High Water" trailer (via YouTube)

In case you were wondering whether Channing and Jenna Dewan Tatum knew how to cast a dance show, surprise! THEY DO, GUYS. And the new trailer for the upcoming series "Step Up: High Water," which #TeamTatum is executive producing, proves it.

Keep reading... Show less
Via Harvest Records

Here's an especially great addition to the ever-growing group of ballet-inspired music videos: Soulful singer-songwriter Charlotte OC asked ravishing New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck to star in a video for her new song "Medicine Man." Unsurprisingly, the result is both beautiful and moving.

Keep reading... Show less
Ashley Shaw in The Red Shoes (via New Adventures)

British dance fans are already in love with Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes: The show, which debuted across the pond last fall, earned raves from critics and two Olivier (London's equivalent of a Tony) Awards. Now, Bourne's Red Shoesโ€”an adaptation of the iconic 1948 filmโ€”is about to embark on a North American tour. And some very familiar faces will be joining the cast.

Keep reading... Show less
Joe Toreno

Yes, Keone and Mari Madrid were dance-world superstars long before they choreographed and starred in the video for Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself." But many non-dancey peopleโ€”i.e., everyone from your third-grade BFF to your Aunt Lindaโ€”first fell in love with the duo after watching the Bieber vid, which currently has a casual 1.2 billion views on YouTube.

These days, Keone and Mari are busy charming even more fans as contestants on NBC's "World of Dance." And when Cosmopolitan sat down with the couple recently to talk about competing on the show, we also got some very interesting details about how the "Love Yourself" video came to be.

Keep reading... Show less

Sponsored

Want to Be on Our Cover?

covermodelsearch-image

Video

mailbox

Get Dance Spirit in your inbox

Sponsored