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!

Enter Your Site In Our Top Dance Blog Contest

Dance Advantage Top Dance Blog Contest 2013

The 2013 Dance Advantage Top Dance Blog contest kicks off today. Enter your dance blog for a chance to be a Top 20 Dance Blog or get voted as the best in your category. Real blog readers choose their favorites in this yearly competition!

A Floor Barre DVD For Barre-Lovers

Stephane Dalle's introduction of The Boris Kniaseff FLOOR BARRE METHOD.

If you love ballet barre work or value what barre does for you, this DVD series may be for you. Lorry discusses the few negatives and many positives of The Boris Kniaseff Floor Barre Method as presented by Stéphane Dalle in his beginner level DVD.

Three Horrifying Reasons To Go YouTubing This Week

Two ghoulish figures haunt the hallways of a ship in search of The LXD.

Beware, the supernaturally talented cast of The LXD resorts to scary tactics in Rising, possibly the most terror-iffic item we’ve shown at DA. Plus, DS2UDIO, the dance lifestyle YouTube channel keeps things jumping with two Halloween specials on dance-themed costumes and the scariest dance sequences in history.

Dance Your PhD: Choreographer/Bioengineer Christopher Knowlton explores knee replacement through dance


What was once a little known video contest for PhD students to explain their research through dance has blown up into a full-scale online dance film fest. Dance Your PhD makes science accessible and understandable to everyone, communicating complex ideas, without watering it down or shutting the rest of us out. Lauren chats with Choreographer/Bioengineer Christopher Knowlton about how he’s combined his two worlds to create a dance film about knee replacement for the Dance Your PhD contest.

Please, Join The Circle!

Join the Circle at Dance Advantage

Join us each month to share your tips, ideas, and opinions on a featured dance topic that’s fun and informative. We’ve got something lined up for September through March. Bloggers submit a post. Non-bloggers leave a comment. Participate whenever you want!

Want A Chance To Win? Watch A Chance To Dance!

A Chance To Dance; Fridays on Ovation

Dance Advantage & 4dancers want you to watch A Chance To Dance, a new show on Ovation TV that puts a bit of reality in reality dance programming. You could win swag for answering episode trivia on Twitter. Enter to win $25 for blogging about the upcoming episode.