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The “Bunheads” Fairy Tale
June 26th, 2012 | Hanna Rubin | More on Pointe
In true ballet fashion, “Bunheads” owes a lot to the enduring power of fairy tales. A Broadway princess (Tony Award winner Sutton Foster) wakes up in a town called Paradise (a nice dash of magical thinking there) to find herself in the shelter of a ballet studio run by a fairy godmother—okay, actually godmother-in-law....Read More

Giving "Boogie Shoes" a Whole New Meaning
June 25th, 2012 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
As dancers, we obsess over our shoes—finding just the right fit and style is so important. But what if a pair of shoes could actually teach you how to dance?...Read More

Summer Intensive Diary: Joffrey Academy
June 25th, 2012 | Rachel Davis | More on Pointe
This summer, Pointe is taking a peek inside the Joffrey Ballet's International Summer Intensive with guest blogs from dancer Rachel Davis of New Jersey....Read More

Even If Reality Shows Aren't So Real, It's Good to Have Dance on TV
June 25th, 2012 | Wendy Perron | More on Dance Magazine
"We're facing a new dance boom." With those words, Lisa Traiger kicked off the panel titled "So You Think You Can Ignore Dance on TV?" at the Dance Critics Association conference on Saturday. She reeled of the names of the many dance shows now on TV, with viewers in the millions....Read More

Meet Your New Best Friend
June 22nd, 2012 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
We get some really strange knots from dancing, right? And many of them are so stubborn that even a foam roller can’t work them out....Read More

Up Close and Personal
June 22nd, 2012 | Kina Poon | More on Dance Magazine
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has one of the coolest spaces—and some of the coolest dancers—in NYC. Artistic director Benoit-Swan Pouffer takes full advantage of both in his site-specific installations, the most recent of which is running at the Cedar Lake Theater through Friday....Read More

Words of Wisdom from Breaking Pointe
June 22nd, 2012 | Jennifer Stahl | More on Pointe
All too often, those final rehearsals before a performance make it seem like everything's destined to go wrong on stage. Last night's episode of "Breaking Pointe" showed the Ballet West dancers succombing to that pre-show stress:...Read More

Tharp's Come Fly Away Wraps Up its U.S. Tour
June 21st, 2012 | Grace McLoughlin | More on Dance Magazine
Sinatra’s sultry voice washed over Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center as the curtain rose for one last time. Despite the dim lighting, the faces of the performers visibly exuded a special radiance....Read More

Bunheads Gets "On Message"
June 21st, 2012 | Vicky Valet | More on Pointe
Most of this week’s Bunheads episode was spent following widow Michelle around town and wondering whether or not Fanny was serious about those Dalai Lama cocktail napkins for Hubbell’s memorial. But the show still managed to squeeze in some favorite ballet themes before the proverbial curtain came down....Read More

The Ballet Economy: Looking Up?
June 21st, 2012 | Jennifer Stahl | More on Pointe
Good news for the ballet world: The Joffrey just added three new dancers to its roster for the 2012-13 season, bringing its total number of company members up to 45....Read More

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