January 2017 Table of Contents
Jade Chynoweth is well on her way to legendary status.
How to Nail Your Audition Video
Create a package that'll get you into the intensive of your dreams.
Summer Study Besties
Six pairs of professional dancers who met at summer intensives—and became friends for life.
The Dance Spirit 2017 Summer Study Guide
Get essential info on tons of intensives.
We followed NYCB principal Lauren Lovette for a day.
Up Front: Buzz
Behind the scenes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" with choreographer Kathryn Burns.
Up Front: The Dirt
Legendary b-boy Benny Kimoto.
Letter to My Teenage Self
The National Ballet of Canada's Greta Hodgkinson.
Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.
Finding the right sports bra.
Ballroom costumes get mysterious.
Get Her Look
Steal Hubbard Street Dance Chicago dancer Alice Klock's style.
Should you specialize in Latin or Standard?
The second round of 2016 winners.
You Should Know
Tap standout Emma Wylie.
Dance is a powerful form of expression, and Ahmad Joudeh is using its influence to promote peace.
The 27-year-old is a Palestinian refugee, whose decision to pursue his passion for ballet has made him the target of death threats from terrorist organizations. Despite the danger, Joudeh has decided to continue on his path as a dancer, using his performances as an opportunity to spread a message of peace and cultural awareness.
"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.