3 Keys to Creating a Successful Dance Film

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.”

More Classical Ballet on the Big Screen

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.

The First Film To Tell The Joffrey Ballet Story — Autographed DVD

You could own a signed DVD copy of Joffrey: Mavericks Of American Ballet, the first documentary film to tell the story of this groundbreaking dance company, considered the first truly American ballet company. Only 100 autographed copies for sale! Giveaway ends Feb 23, 2012.

Dance Gets Screentime In Toronto

Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival are First Position, a new dance doc follows six young ballet dancers aged 9 to 19 as they struggle to maintain form in the face of injury and personal sacrifice on their way to one of the most prestigious international ballet competitions in the world: Youth America Grand Prix; and Pina, the Wim Wenders performance documentary featuring the extraordinary choreography of Pina Bausch. Learn more and watch these exciting trailers at Dance Advantage.

Ten Years Ago I Was Dancing

Multiple events are scheduled to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States through dance, including a work to be simultaneously performed in Washington, New York, and Shanksville, PA. In addition, Nichelle describes her morning ten years ago and invites you to share your own events, memories, or stories of 9/11.