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Dance Magazine: The Dance Performances That Have Gone Online

By Jennifer Stahl 16 March 2020 As COVID-19 shuts down schools and businesses across the world, just about every upcoming dance performance has been canceled. That means dancers who’ve spent weeks (and sometimes months or years) rehearsing won’t be able share their work with live audiences anytime soon. But dancers are nothing if not creative. […]

The Fan Carpet: BalletBoyz To Present Deluxe For BBC Four TV Premiere And Online Screening To Launch Sadler’s Wells Facebook Premieres Series

26 March 2020 BALLETBOYZ NEW SHOW DELUXE TO AIR ON BBC FOUR FOR THE BBC CULTURE IN QUARANTINE FESTIVAL AND TO BE SCREENED ONLINE TOMORROW EVENING TO LAUNCH SADLER’S WELLS FACEBOOK PREMIERES SERIES FURTHER DIGITAL WORKS FROM BALLETBOYZ’ VIDEO ARCHIVE PLUS NEW MATERIAL WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE TO WATCH SOON Twitter/ Facebook / Instagram / Website BalletBoyz’ new dance show Deluxe will air on BBC […]

Vogue: The Australian Ballet’s Alice Topp on the cancellation of Volt and why you have to see it when it returns

By Alexia Petsinis 23 March 2020 Only a few days after its Melbourne premiere, The Australian Ballet announced that Volt— its latest contemporary offering—will have its season cancelled as nation-wide precautionary measures are taken against Covid-19. The news has devastated Australia’s tight-knit ballet community, affecting everyone from dancers and choreographers, to loyal ticket-holders who haven’t missed a single […]

New York Times: Royal Ballet and Liam Scarlett Part Ways After an Investigation

By Alex Marshall 24 March 2020 LONDON — The British choreographer Liam Scarlett on Monday left his position as the Royal Ballet’s artist-in-residence, after an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct with dance students. Mr. Scarlett will “no longer work with, or for, the Royal Ballet,” the company said in a statement, which added that a seven-month, […]

Dance Magazine: Kathryn Morgan Opens Up About Body Image in Ballet

By Kathleen McGuire 13 March 2020 Kathryn Morgan is on a mission to change the dance field. The Miami City Ballet soloist and March Dance Magazine cover star appeared on the “Today” Show on February 27 where she openly discussed the challenges of body image and mental health in dance. Two days later, Morgan took to her own YouTube channel to dig […]