Grab Your Popcorn for Dance on Camera 2014!
Dance movie marathon, anyone?
If you answered yes (and live near NYC), you're in luck! At the end of this month, the Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will co-present Dance on Camera 2014, featuring dance film screenings, panel discussions and celebrity appearances.
This is the 42nd year of Dance on Camera, and it promises a diverse array of films with a special focus on unusual collaborations (like dancers working with horses—nbd).
Step inside Paul Taylor's creative process, go behind the scenes of The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Giselle, meet Vincent Patterson (the choreographer behind megastars like Madonna and Michael Jackson), explore the mysterious world of Pina Bausch and much, much more.
Dance on Camera 2014 runs January 31–February 4 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC. Click here to buy tickets and to view the rest of the lineup.
And if you're still not convinced that this festival is going to be the coolest thing ever, this trailer should do the trick:
"Late Late Show" host James Corden was one of the many, many people shocked by President Trump's sudden decision to ban transgender people from the military yesterday. And he decided to voice his outrage in the way most likely to rile a President who's uncomfortable with anything "un-manly": through a big, beautiful, extra-sparkly song-and-dance routine.
In addition to training, competing and winning titles in just about every style you can think of, 13-year-old Kaylee Quinn is a regular on the sci-fi drama "Stitchers," playing the younger version of the show's main character. Her path in dance hasn't been without challenges, though. Last summer, Kaylee won the Hope Award at her regional Youth America Grand Prix, but wasn't sure she'd be able to compete at the NYC finals due to a broken foot. Patience paid off: With her doctor's blessing, Kaylee danced her variations in flat shoes and won the gold medal.
Week 2 of Misty Copeland as guest judge, week 2 of merciless cuts...How can the final episodes of "World of Dance" possibly live up to the sheer dramaaaaaaaaa of last night's episode? Well, based on the nail-biting results dished out by Copeland and Co. last night, the competition is only going to get fiercer from here. Without further ado, last night's results, as told by Kween Misty.
Every ballet dancer knows the time, sweat, and occasional tears the art form demands. But many non-dancers are clueless about just how much work a ballet dancer puts into perfecting his or her dancing. So when the mainstream crowd recognizes our crazy work ethic, we'll accept the round of applause any way it comes—even if it comes via four men in tutus. Yep, we're talking about "The Try Guys Try Ballet" video.