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Special Focus

L to R - Pedro Medina (guitar), Leslie Roybal, Eliza Gonzalez (behind Laura), Laura Peralta, Antonio Hidalgo, Elisabet Torras.
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Performance Reviews

Amateur, enthusiastic folk dancers preparing, waiting or performing for a panel of judges and the audience (friends and relatives included).
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Interviews and More

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Robert Abrams

DanceSpots

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Previews

Press Releases

  • Ballet Hispánico's Carnaval Gala raised more than $1 million - 5/19/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY presents The New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT, June 22-24 - 5/26/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • BALLET HISPÁNICO announces 2017 Carnaval Gala, May 15 - 5/10/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces the World Premiere of Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow, Sept. 4 & 5 - 5/26/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Doug Varone and Dancers - DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship, May 28-June 2 - 5/15/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Arch Contemporary Ballet Premieres A New Ballet using American Sign Language and Poem by Luis Pons - 5/19/17 by Annie Yang - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYC's Bryant Park Presents Dance Party, May 3 - June 9 - 4/28/17 by James Molenda - PRESS RELEASES

  • Antaeus Dance Gifts Fans with One Last Gem in Joint Production with Travesty Dance Group - 5/10/17 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Battery Dance presents 41st Annual New York Season featuring 4 World Premieres, May 10-11 - 5/3/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • David Gordon's LIVE ARCHIVEOGRAPHY a Delightful trip down Memory Lane - 4/22/17 by Joanna G. Harris - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballet Hispánico’s Program of All-Female Choreography a Powerhouse - 4/25/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Baring it All: An Interview with Dancer Bobbi Jene Smith and Filmmaker Elvira Lind - 4/27/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - INTERVIEWS

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: Imagine Ellis Island Arts Festival, May 7 - 4/26/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Luminario Ballet's The Last Supper Devilishly Good - 4/15/17 by Joanne Zimbler - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces 2017-2018 Pittsburgh Dance Council season - 4/25/17 by Diana Roth - PRESS RELEASES

  • Grand Rapids Ballet's Innovative MOVEMEDIA Series Delights Yet Again - 4/23/17 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Janis Brenner & Dancers Present its New York Season, June 1-3 - 4/21/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Fonte’s "Ghost Stories" Highlights Pennsylvania Ballet's Romance - 4/11/17 by Lewis J Whittington - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Dance Kaleidoscope joins with Todd Rosenlieb Dance in a program celebrating their shared dance heritage - 4/13/17 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Works & Process presents New York City Ballet: Music at the Ballet with Andrew Litton, April 23 - 4/13/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • LABA Presents the World Premiere of birds sing a pretty song. , May 4-7 - 4/14/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • SATELLITE COLLECTIVE announces A Slow Burn To the Premiere of Narcissus - 4/13/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Schimmel Center presents NYTB’s Uptown/Downtown/Dance, April 28-30 - 4/13/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Battery Dance presents 41st Annual New York Season, May 10-11 - 4/19/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • FOOTPRINTS - Third Annual Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20 - 4/19/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Cleveland's North Pointe Ballet to present Cinderella, May 5-7 - 4/16/17 by Janet Dziak - PRESS RELEASES

  • Cuisine & Confessions by The 7 Fingers - updated to include both the opening and closing performances - 4/11/17 by Robert Abrams - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballets de Monte-Carlo Presents the World-Premiere of Marie Chouinard's Cy Twombly Somehow, April 27 - 4/16/17 by Ariane Fontaine - PRESS RELEASES

  • Cora Dance Presents 5th Annual Red Hook Prom: UNITED IN LOVE, May 6 - 4/10/17 by Katie Dean - PRESS RELEASES

  • Luminario Ballet’s Winterreise Leaves You Wanting More - 3/28/17 by Joanne Zimbler - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Jiri Kylian talks about his film Scalamare as The Hague celebrates his works (Interview & Review) - 3/31/17 by Helma Klooss - INTERVIEWS

  • The Golden Dragon Acrobats at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, April 30 - 4/9/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Hispánico 2017 New York Season at The Joyce, April 18-23 - 4/9/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company at Centenary Stage Company, April 9 - 4/6/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents White Night 2017, April 8 - 4/5/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYTB presents Dance on a Shoestring, April 6 & 8 - 4/5/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's My Fair Lady Sparkles - 4/2/17 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • New National Center for Choreography at The University of Akron to Host Free Public Grand Opening April 18 - 4/5/17 by Pam Barr - PRESS RELEASES

  • Theatre Communications Group awards Cleveland Public Theatre Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grant - 4/4/17 by Caitlin Lewins - PRESS RELEASES

  • Land of Fires Compassionately Chronicles Italian Environmental Disaster - 4/1/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Peridance Premieres Perfect Performance - 3/25/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Flamenco Duo Sonia and Ismael, A Perfect Partnership - 3/27/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Titicut Follies: The Ballet at NYU Skirball Center, April 28-30 - 3/25/17 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • Cuisine & Confessions by The 7 Fingers at NYU Skirball, April 11-16 - 3/21/17 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • From "Corsaire" to "Don Q", Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Sparkled - 3/13/17 by Lewis J Whittington - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • New York Theatre Ballet Dances Uptown with Tudor and Clarke - 3/2/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • La Noche Flamenca's Antigona Changes Conceptions about Flamenco - 3/15/17 by Marilynn Larkin - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Navarasa Dance Theatre Turns Misfortune into Magic - 3/20/17 by Judith Fein - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Olga Pericet Steps into the Spotlight with “Pisadas” - 3/14/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Cincinnati Ballet Unveils Landmark 2017-2018 Season - 3/10/17 by Ashley Kruger - PRESS RELEASES

  • Peridance & Harkness Healthy Dancer Initiative Workshop Series begins April 2 - 3/23/17 by Candice Segarra - WORKSHOPS

  • National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica, Mar. 18 - 3/13/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's Repertory Master Class, Mar. 19 - 3/13/17 by Candice Segarra - DANCE CLASSES

  • LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: Others, March 16 - 3/10/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Flushing Town Hall & Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York In collaboration with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Present CrossCurrent IV, March 5 - 3/1/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents American Ballet Theatre: Whipped Cream by Alexei Ratmansky - 3/23/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • New York Theatre Ballet and Schimmel Center present Cinderella, March 12 - 3/2/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions Present Y Cabaret, March 6-7 - 3/2/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • New York Theatre Ballet brings Uptown/Downtown/Dance to New York Live Arts, March 1-4 - 2/28/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Columbus' BalletMet chooses new Academy Director - 2/27/17 by Sarah Irvin Clark - PRESS RELEASES

  • Martha Graham Dance Company Program full of Surprises - 2/27/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Les 7 Doigts' Cuisine & Confessions delectable on all levels - 2/22/17 by Judith Fein - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Peridance Contemporary Dance Company’s 2017 New York Spring Season, March 11-19 - 2/19/17 by Candice Segarra - PRESS RELEASES

  • Lucinda Childs’ Dance a Throwback to another Time - 2/17/17 by Amanda Abrams - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Doug Varone and Dancers - DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program set for May 28-June 2 - 2/14/17 by Michelle Tabnick - WORKSHOPS

  • Vim Vigor's Future Perfect takes audiences into the Woods - 2/11/17 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Felice Lesser’s Lightning, Politically-Charged Dance Theater - 2/9/17 by Taylor Gordon - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Colby Damon’s new ballet to highlight BalletX's Winter Series 2017 program - 2/8/17 by Lewis J Whittington - INTERVIEWS

  • Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance – A Shared Evening of New Work, March 11 & 12 - 2/5/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Step Afrika!, April 1 - 2/5/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Doug Varone and Dancers to receive $40,000 FY17 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts - 2/4/17 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Smithsonian Displays Costumes From Prominent Ballerinas - 2/3/17 by Melinda Machado - PRESS RELEASES

  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season Lineup - 2/1/17 by Meghan Swartz - PRESS RELEASES

  • Documentary Mr. Gaga a Brilliant Portrait of Ohad Naharin - 1/31/17 by Steve Sucato - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Felice Lesser Dance Theater 2017 Season to Feature World Premiere of Lightning - 1/30/17 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

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