Reel Deal: Ace Your Video Audition

Making Your Dance Audition Video

Video auditions are used to qualify dancers for summer dance intensives, college and conservatories, and employment with dance companies. Professional dance videographer, Nel Shelby gives tips on making the best audition video possible.

3 Keys to Creating a Successful Dance Film

How to Survive Your First Dance Film Project

Planning a big project? Boston choreographer Anna Reyes shares the tips she wishes she knew before embarking on her debut dance film, “the good parts of being alive.”

The Royal Ballet’s Beauty, Sarah Lamb

Sarah Lamb with Steven McRae in the Royal Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty. Photo by Johan Persson/ROH

The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae will dance Princess Aurora and Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty, in movie theaters nationwide March 20. Sarah Lamb talks with us about versatility, past injury, and the challenges of Act I.

More Classical Ballet on the Big Screen

See Swan Lake in U.S. cinemas Febraury 20, 2014

London’s premiere ballet company, The Royal Ballet, appears again in select U.S. movie theaters for one-night-only events. See Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty in your local cinema in February and March.

Lovable Stefanie, “Biggest Girl in the Ballroom”

Stefanie "Biggest Girl in the Ballroom"

Meet Stefanie, “Biggest Girl in the Ballroom”. Find out why she’s blogging & building a “ballroom village.” We ask her thoughts on perceived shortcomings and, most importantly, watch her lip-sync and take charge on the cha-cha.

Answering Your Questions About Gaga Dance

Gaga intensive - Photo by Gadi Dagon

What is Gaga dance? Who practices it? Where can you find classes? And, what do Natalie Portman and the director of the documentary, Mr. Gaga, Tomer Heymann, have to say about Gaga?

Tips on Making a Video to Market Your Studio

Nel Shelby shooting at a dance studio

Covenant Ballet Artistic Director, Marla Hirokawa joins videographer Nel Shelby to answer a few questions about the making of their promotional video. so studio owners can see how to make this kind of video work for their business.

Royal Ballet Does a Grand Jeté into U.S. Movie Theaters

Sarah Lamb in The Royal Ballet production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, to music by Joby Talbot, with set and costume designs by Bob Crowley. © ROH / Johan Persson, 2013.

You don’t have to go to London, the Royal Ballet is coming to a theater near you. Find out where to see the new Don Quixote staged by Carlos Acosta in October, Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in November, and Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker in December.

“Swan Lake Mariinsky Live” Varies the Viewer’s Vantage Point

“Swan Lake Mariinsky Live” Presented by NCM Fathom Events, Omniverse Vision, Cameron | Pace Group, Glass Slipper and Mariinsky Theatre Classic Ballet Produced in 3D by Cameron | Pace Group and Broadcast in RealD™ 3D on June 6th, 2013

Classical dance and video technology teamed up when Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s 1895 masterpiece, Swan Lake was danced at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, and then aired in movie theaters across the US (in 2D or RealD™ 3D) for a compelling performance which audience members could enjoy from all angles.

Congratulations Top Dance Blogs of 2013!

Top Dance Blog 2013

You voted and ranked the Top 20 Dance Blogs of 2013, and chose your favorites in each category. Nearly 3000 votes were counted. See who won and congratulate all the participants.

Dance Bloggers Share Their Best Of

School House Rock - Counting Fives

Nine dance bloggers share over 40 posts on a variety of subjects. Though very different, what these articles have in common is their position among the ‘top 5′, as chosen by the bloggers themselves.

Time To Vote! Top Dance Blogs 2013

Vote for the 2013 Top Dance Blogs

Vote for your favorite dance blogs in each category and help rank the top 20 dance blogs of 2013. Plus, find new dance blogs to read and follow!

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