"Dance Moms" Returns for Season 4
In the two months since the Season 3 finale of "Dance Moms," fans have been asking: will Maddie, Chloe, Kendall and the rest of our favorite ALDC dancers return for a fourth season?
The answer is yes folks. Lifetime announced that Season 4 will premiere Wednesday, January 1 at 9/8c, with “Dance Moms Special: Guess Who’s Coming to the Dance?” airing before the premiere at 8/7c. The rest of the episodes are scheduled to air at the normal time--Tuesdays at 9/8c.
Want to get inside "Dance Moms"? You have a few options:
1. Find out what happened when DS editor Rachel was featured as a special guest on the show...
Rachel on set with the ALDC kids! (Photo by Nate Powers)
...and read the resulting article.
2. Audition to be a dancer on the show! There are still two auditions left, in Atlanta, GA (Nov. 8) and in NYC (Nov. 23). Click here to learn more.
3. Check out our "Win It!" page, where we're giving away a copy of The Best of Dance Moms: The Championship Dances, which features full-length, unedited competition routines...
...and an autographed photo of Maddie Ziegler + a "Team Maddie" bracelet.
We've said it before and we'll say it again: New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns is some SERIOUS #goals. Her strength and power onstage borders on superhuman. But what's extra magical about Mearns is that she really puts in the fitness and cross-training work outside of the rehearsal studio. And she's overcome her fair share of injuries. Which is why she was the perfect source for Vogue's latest ballet fitness story.
Well, this brings class videos to a whole new level! Choreographer Phil Wright and dancer Ashley Liai have been together eight-plus years, but she was still in total shock when he proposed to her mid-dance at Millennium Dance Complex earlier this week. Why? Well, the whole thing was unbelievably perfect.
In the dance industry, dancers don't always have a say in what they wear on their bodies. This can get tricky if you're asked to wear something that compromises your own personal values. So what should you do if you find yourself in this sticky situation? We sat down for a Q&A with "Dancing with the Stars" alumn Ashly Costa to answer that very question. Here's what she had to say about the options dancers have surrounding questionable costumes.