The New Dance Series "tWitch, Please" Is Just the Cutest Thing Ever
Watch tWitch teach people how to dance and just try—JUST TRY—to keep from smiling. (via YouTube)
We are forever here for the sweetbest-friendship of Ellen DeGeneres and dance superhero Stephen "tWitch" Boss, still going strong. And now that enduring love has spawned a new series: "tWitch, Please...Help Me Dance!" Produced by the Ellen Digital Network, it features Mr. Boss teaching some slick moves to people in need. Because who wouldn't want tWitch to give them a complete dance makeover—especially if they were, say, trying to impress their classmates at prom, or propose to the love of their life?
Those very scenarios are the premises of the first two episodes of the series, available now on ellentube.com and YouTube. You'll totally fall in love with high schooler Isaiah, who works with tWitch to master a prom-perfect routine, and Patrick, who enlists tWitch to help him craft a flash mob surprise proposal for his girlfriend. And, of course, you'll fall even more deeply in love with tWitch.
Ralph Lauren is kicking off the celebration bright and early with a gender-neutral capsule collection featuring a rainbow version (naturally) of its pony logo. And the brand chose a bunch of influential LGBTQIA+ community members to model the looks—including our favorite danseur in heels, Houston Ballet soloist Harper Watters.
School of American Ballet students (Rosalie O'Connor, courtesy SAB)
Do you have a "Strictly Ballet"–sized hole in your heart? Good news: The upcoming docuseries "On Pointe" just might fill it.
The School of American Ballet is teaming up with Imagine Documentaries and DCTV for the project. Though it's not yet clear where "On Pointe" will air, we do know that it'll follow talented SAB students preparing for professional ballet careers—much as Teen Vogue's popular "Strictly Ballet" web series did back in the day. But "On Pointe" marks the first time documentary filmmakers have been allowed access to the school, and it sounds like it'll paint an even more complete picture of the dancers' lives inside and outside the studio.
Choreographer Bob Fosse's signature style—with its jazz hands, inverted knees, and slouched shoulders—is still a huge influence in the dance world (and, thanks to the gloriously dancyFX series "Fosse/Verdon," the TV world). But while you know to expect plenty of Fosse-isms during a stage performance of Chicago or Sweet Charity, Fosse's legacy has also seeped into pop music culture, inspiring the likes of Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. Here are just six of the many music videos that reference Fosse's iconic works.