A still from Sia’s “Chandelier” video. We love it when dance and movement become so popular, or so powerful, that they not only make their way into the news—they are the news. So it is with dance critic Brian Schaefer’s roundup for Out magazine of the best moves of 2014. He’s got some of our […]
It’s been a heck of a year for dance on the interwebs. Since it’s about to be 2015, it’s time to sum up the last 12 months with a good old fashioned “Best Of” list. So without further ado, here are the top dance videos of 2014. 15. Keone Madrid’s turnip tribute. It was a […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like…New Year’s. OK, so maybe I’m jumping the gun a bit. But humans are naturally nostalgic creatures, and we require sufficient time for reflection. Luckily, the folks at The Creators Project made our jobs a little easier this year by compiling the greatest dance trends of 2014 into just […]
Whether you’re shopping for your dance friends or making your own winter wish list, look no further—we’ve got you covered! From glamorous sparkles to sporty stripes, from girly pastels to edgy prints, there’s something here for every type of dancer.
Each year, Dance Spirit partners with competitions to feature promising dancers who have technique and charisma to spare. Here are the 2014 DS Future Star Award Winners: (Photo courtesy Colleen Febbraro) Isabella Febbraro Age 12 Studio 19 Dance Complex, Cranberry Township, PA Artists Simply Human, Atlantic City, NJ (Photo by Backstage Performing Arts, courtesy Tara […]
Comp kids, you never cease to amaze us. Summer after summer, you come to Nationals rocking fresh looks, innovative choreography and solid technique. And 2014 didn’t disappoint: This year brought us new trends—from fashion to footwork—that we’d love to see stick around (and some we’d like to see disappear). (Clockwise from left: DGS Photos, Courtesy […]
You might expect cutthroat competition among three teenage girls vying for a chance to be on the cover of Dance Spirit. But when our 2014 Cover Model Search finalists came to NYC for three days of shoots, shows and classes, the atmosphere was one of girl-power solidarity. After all, they were bound by one unifying […]