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. Many have quickly adapted and found ways to put their work online instead. Some companies are offering one-time livestreams to ticket holders, while others are putting up videos on-demand. Many are posting rehearsal clips that were captured before we all started social distancing.
The DDP team is (as always) working from home. During this time of self-isolation and quarentine, we are sharing our favorite videos on Twitter with the hashtag #DDPatHome – check out the posts for some videos of women in ballet: ballerinas, work by female choreographers, leaders, and more. Stahl’s list is a good start – she features women choreographers Mariana Oliviera and Sheena Annalise in her article for Dance Magazine above!
Read the full article on Dance Magazine’s blog.