Category Archives: Education

Dance & Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Today I stopped by the Museum at FIT to check out “Dance & Fashion”, an exhibit that explores the relationship between the two art forms. Nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions are on display, ranging from the 19th century to present … Continue reading

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YoungArts Awareness Day – #KeepArtsAlive

Today, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to help “keep arts alive.” … Continue reading

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Dance/NYC Town Hall: Meet the Choreographers

On May 12th at 6pm, Dance/NYC will be hosting a free Town Hall discussion with three emerging NYC choreographers: Kyle Abraham, Brian Brooks, and Andrea Miller. They’ll discuss the challenges of pursuing a career in choreography, along with the artistic … Continue reading

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Twyla Tharp Appointed Distinguished Guest Artist at Barnard College

Beginning this fall, choreographer Twyla Tharp (pictured at left) will be the distinguished guest artist at Barnard College, her alma mater. Tharp will be teaching master classes and leading workshops, as well as lecturing and working on projects between dance and other … Continue reading

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CUNY Launches Dance Initiative – Application Deadline Approaching for Residencies

Last week, the City University of New York launched the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a residency program providing rehearsal and performance space to NYC choreographers and dance companies. The new program, which brings a host of benefits to both CUNY … Continue reading

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