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Dance Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Dance.

BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for Interview BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for All
by Marina Kennedy - December 09, 2021, Dance

The New York City Ballet’s production of George Ballanchine’s The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center is more lovely and charming than ever.  This spectacular dance event of the season is exquisitely presented by one of the premier ballet companies in the world....
Dancer Spotlight: Lloyd A. Boyd III of ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER Interview Dancer Spotlight: Lloyd A. Boyd III of ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
by Marina Kennedy - December 08, 2021, Dance

We had the pleasure of interviewing Lloyd A. Boyd III about his career and the season ahead for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for our 'Dancer Spotlight.'...
SHAADI's Achinta S. McDaniel Choreographing A Wedding Dance For All Peoples Interview SHAADI's Achinta S. McDaniel Choreographing A Wedding Dance For All Peoples
by Gil Kaan - September 08, 2021, Dance

Blue13 Dance Company presents SHAADI, an interactive Indian wedding, on the private grounds and Victorian mansions of the Heritage Square Museum September 17th and 18th. The audience will participate in the celebratory nuptials partaking of provided drinks, music and a DJ. Had the chance to chat wit...
Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy Talk MAKS & VAL: STRIPPED DOWN Tour, DANCING WITH THE STARS Interview Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy Talk MAKS & VAL: STRIPPED DOWN Tour, DANCING WITH THE STARS & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 10, 2021, Dance

Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy are back on stage with their 'Stripped Down' tour, showing audiences a whole new side of the dancing duo. Featuring dance, comedy, and personal stories from the lives of the Chmerkovskiy brothers, the Maks & Val: Stripped Down tour will make you laugh, cry, and everything i...
President and Artistic Director Jonathan Hollander and Battery Dance Free Summer Fest Interview President and Artistic Director Jonathan Hollander and Battery Dance Free Summer Festival
by Marina Kennedy - August 02, 2021, Dance

Battery Dance celebrates the 40th Anniversary of its free summer festival from August 12-20, 2021, in partnership with Battery Park City Authority. The President and Artistic Director of the Festival is Jonathan Hollander....
Caleb Dowden Talks Black Joy, Love & Resiliency, SunDown Towns and More About AS THE Interview Caleb Dowden Talks Black Joy, Love & Resiliency, SunDown Towns and More About AS THE SUN SETS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 21, 2021, Dance

Running July 21 through July 24, 'As the Sun Sets' features Imani Gaudin-County, Andy Guzmán, Jai Perez and Caleb Dowden herself. Set against the hateful and unsafe backdrop of Sundown Towns, the piece explores what Black love, joy, and resiliency looks like in a racist and violent world....
Rosanna Gamson Resuming Construction On Her SUGAR HOUSES Interview Rosanna Gamson Resuming Construction On Her SUGAR HOUSES
by Gil Kaan - July 07, 2021, Dance

The interrupted 2020 world premiere of Rosanna Gamson’s SUGAR HOUSES will re-open the REDCAT July 8, 2021 for four live performances. SUGAR HOUSES, RGWW’s re-imagining of Hansel & Gretel, will also live stream July 11th. We had the chance to update my interview with Rosanna after all these pandemic...
Christopher Rudd Talks Developing WITNESS With New Victory LabWorks, Addressing Racis Interview Christopher Rudd Talks Developing WITNESS With New Victory LabWorks, Addressing Racism in Art & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 16, 2021, Dance

A work of art Rudd has been working on since the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, Witness has been reimagined and shaped for young audiences, addressing the topics of race in America, white supremacy, and combating racist ideologies in order to help affect lasting change, while facilitating conversa...
Sara Mearns Talks Premiere of GALLOP APACE Dance Film With Seattle Dance Collective, Interview Sara Mearns Talks Premiere of GALLOP APACE Dance Film With Seattle Dance Collective, Plus More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 13, 2021, Dance

Sara Mearns recently partnered with Seattle Dance Collective on the new dance film Gallop Apace. Starring Mearns, the film interprets Shakespeare's 'Gallop Apace' monologue from Romeo and Juliet through movement, navigating Juliet's emotional transformation from young girl to woman....
Creating in the Time of Covid-19 - Vongai Shava Interview Creating in the Time of Covid-19 - Vongai Shava
by Olga El - March 30, 2021, Dance

Though we’re moving through the year with ever more hope, the realities of Covid-19 are still not totally behind us. As the live performing arts world is slowly revived from a forced hibernation, artists who continue to adapt and create continue to need our support....
Lorin Latarro Talks Creating the Choreography for MRS. DOUBTFIRE, WAITRESS, THE VISIT Interview Lorin Latarro Talks Creating the Choreography for MRS. DOUBTFIRE, WAITRESS, THE VISITOR & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 27, 2021, Dance

Lorin Latarro is one of the most sought after, in-demand choreographers on Broadway today. A Drama Desk, Lortel, and Chita Rivera nominee, Latarro's credits list as a choreographer is eye-popping and ever-growing. Her upcoming projects include Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, The Visitor at the Public Th...
Kelly Hargraves Deftly DRIVEs IN Her DANCE CAMERA WEST Interview Kelly Hargraves Deftly DRIVEs IN Her DANCE CAMERA WEST
by Gil Kaan - January 25, 2021, Dance

The Broad Stage presents DANCE CAMERA WEST DRIVE-IN, BEST OF THE FESTIVAL, a unique drive-in experience showcasing the very best dance films from around the world on the big screen, with two different programs on Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31, 2021 outdoors at the Santa Monica College ...
Dance in the Time of Covid-19: Funmilayo Chesney Interview Dance in the Time of Covid-19: Funmilayo Chesney
by Olga El - December 21, 2020, Dance

Whether it’s the music that helps us get through the day, that movie that makes us smile a little more, or a virtual dance workshop that banishes the ennui even temporarily, art has proven to be critical in times of hardship. Perhaps the hard times are when art is needed the most. Meet Funmilayo Che...
Behind the Curtain: New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons Talks Ice Factory Interview Behind the Curtain: New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons Talks Ice Factory Festival and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 01, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with New Ohio Theatre Artistic Director Robert Lyons....
Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair Interview Behind the Curtain: Meet Director/Choreographer Devon Sinclair
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 25, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Devon Sinclair, director, choreographer and actor in the Philadelphia area, and teaching artist for the Walnut Street Theatre....
Behind the Curtain: Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland Explain #WHILEWEBREATHE Interview Behind the Curtain: Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland Explain #WHILEWEBREATHE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 22, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland, the producers of #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest...
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Lucie Tiberghien - Founding Artistic Director of M Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Lucie Tiberghien - Founding Artistic Director of Molière in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 09, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Lucie Tiberghien, Founding Artistic Director of Molière in the Park....
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Tess Weaver - Wardrobe Supervisor for the MY FAIR Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Tess Weaver - Wardrobe Supervisor for the MY FAIR LADY National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 08, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Tess Weaver, the Wardrobe Supervisor for the My Fair Lady national tour....
Sander Blommaert On His 100th Instagram Ballet Class Interview Sander Blommaert On His 100th Instagram Ballet Class
by Vikki Jane Vile - July 07, 2020, Dance

Sander Blommaert, a multi-award-winning ballet teacher from Elmhurst Ballet School, and former Royal Ballet First Artist, has completed a run of 100 free online ballet classes throughout lockdown....
Behind the Curtain: Interview With Choreographer Sammy Reyes Interview Behind the Curtain: Interview With Choreographer Sammy Reyes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 01, 2020, Dance

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with choreographer Sammy Reyes....
Janet Eilber On Martha Graham's IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY & The Lightbulb Moment With Bob Fos Interview Janet Eilber On Martha Graham's IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY & The Lightbulb Moment With Bob Fosse
by Gil Kaan - June 18, 2020, Dance

The works of the incomparable Martha Graham remain a must-see for modern dance aficionados. The Martha Graham Dance Company's latest work IMMEDIATE TRAGEDY will premiere online Friday, June 19 at 4pm (PDT)/7pm (EDT) on The Soraya Facebook page. In collaboration with composer Christopher Rountree and...
Radio City Rockette Traci Reszetylo Discusses Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Instagra Interview Radio City Rockette Traci Reszetylo Discusses Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Instagram Live Classes & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 04, 2020, Dance

The Rockettes have been high-kicking in dazzling unison at Radio City Music Hall for nearly one hundred years, and are a beloved, iconic part of New York City entertainment....
Samuel Pott on STAYING AFLOAT WITH NIMBUS DANCE Interview Samuel Pott on STAYING AFLOAT WITH NIMBUS DANCE
by Yvonne Lim - March 31, 2020, Dance

Samuel Pott, artistic director of Nimbus Dance and former soloist with Martha Graham Dance Company. shares how the company (Jersey City's largest not-for-profit arts organization) is staying afloat during the COVID-19 crisis....
STRICTLY's Karen Hauer Talks New Stage Show FIREDANCE LIVE Interview STRICTLY's Karen Hauer Talks New Stage Show FIREDANCE LIVE
by Jenny Ell - January 30, 2020, Dance

Best known for appearing as professional dancers on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez are going on the road around the UK with their brand new show, Firedance Live, which promises a?oehot pulsing beats, seductive choreography and passion that will take your breath awaya??. ...
Jason O'Neill of RIVERDANCE 25TH ANNIVERSARY which runs 1/10-12, 2020 at Salle Wilfri Interview Jason O'Neill of RIVERDANCE 25TH ANNIVERSARY which runs 1/10-12, 2020 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place Des Arts
by Noelle Hannibal - January 08, 2020, Dance

Jason O'Neill was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He became passionate about Irish dancing, Irish culture and music as a young boy and seeing RIVERDANCE changed his life. It became his goal to become a professional Irish dancer and perform in RIVERDANCE, which he has now done for 10 years. I had ...
Max Westwell's Ever Ready To Rise To The Top In MATTHEW BOURNE'S SWAN LAKE Interview Max Westwell's Ever Ready To Rise To The Top In MATTHEW BOURNE'S SWAN LAKE
by Gil Kaan - December 26, 2019, Dance

The much lauded, deservedly awarded MATTHEW BOURNE'S SWAN LAKE returns to thunderous ovations at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles a third time (second time in 2006) since its auspicious L.A. debut in 1997. What was considered ground-breaking and quite shocking to ballet traditionalists when Matth...