Think about the last time you sat in a dance performance and you were completely mesmerized. The dancers are taking you on a journey, drawing you into their energy so much that it feels like you went through the journey yourself. You leave the theater feeling moved and transformed.
Zoe considers herself a very strong person, and it is contagiously empowering how much she trusts her instincts. Even with such a diagnosis, she knew: “I can do whatever I have to do, it is all part of my healing.”
Afro Flow Yoga® is not just another wellness trend. Pilin Anice, who has been teaching this unique class since 2011, knows exactly what she is doing as she invites a good 40 New Yorkers to breathe and move to the live drums, vocals, and flute in the sunny studio at Alvin Ailey.
CelloPointe unites high-quality chamber music with sensible choreographies in a unique concert setting that makes music and dance blossom together.
Nia and Ness, a dancer/poet duo based in Brooklyn, tell the story of their daily experiences as a black lesbian couple on stage. Their performances are just as powerful as they are vulnerable, and allow other members of their community—black lesbian women, people of color, LGBTQ+, to see themselves reflected in their story.
Imagine a place where professional dancers can get new inspiration, a challenging training that makes them more versatile artists, and career advice. A place where, also, dance enthusiasts can attend events that provide practical and theoretical tools to help them understand dance on their own terms. Lastly, a place where emerging artists who have something to say are given the time and space to let their artistic minds flow freely.
Internationally renowned tap dance master Barbara Duffy from New York City has just published her book Tap Into Improv: A Guide to Tap Dance Improvisation, which the tap world has waited for with great anticipation.