Tag: beyonce

Jamal Josef's Children’s Book Encourages Boys of Color to Embrace Dance

Many young men face some sort of pushback when they decide they want to become a dancer. This rings true disproportionately more for Black boys—and was particularly true for dancer, choreographer, and creative director Jamal Josef, who’s worked with artists like Raphael Saadiq and Jordin Sparks, and is one of the masterminds behind Beyonce’s iconic […]

We've Got a Brand New Dance Challenge, Courtesy of Beyoncé

We’re officially declaring April the month of Beyoncé. Not only did she gift us the greatness that is her Homecoming documentary, but she followed it up with the #BeforeILetGoChallenge, the newest viral dance craze to sweep the world wide web. Clearly, Queen Bey noticed the void left by the #InMyFeelingsChallenge and remedied the situation immediately. […]

Donté Colley Is the Dance Insta-Phenom 2019 Already Needs

Y’all, it’s time to call a spade a spade: The first month of any New Year kind of sucks. It’s way too cold, you’re probs failing at one or two of those ambitious resolutions, and spring (with its exciting performing opportunities) feels so very far away. And yet, in the midst of so much darkness, […]

Watch Maddie Ziegler Demonstrate 10 Iconic Music Video Dance Routines

Maddie Ziegler is the kween of dance these days and it seems like there’s no move this teen dancing machine can’t do…or is there? In a recent video with Teen Vogue, Maddie shows us just how lit her dance skills are by demonstrating 10 iconic music video dance routines. From Britney Spears to Michael Jackson, […]

A New Teen Dance Magazine Hits Stands And You Won’t Want To Put It Down

Showstopper Magazine is your source for exclusive content on today’s most talked about dancers! It features major influencers in the dance community and the latest dance news, fashion trends, and life-changing advice. Showstopper Magazine was created as a way to bring together dancers from many different backgrounds and life experiences to tell their stories, share […]

This Swimmer's Beyoncé-Inspired Dance Warmup is ***FLAWLESS

High-level competitive swimmers: They’re just like us! Or, at least, University of Alabama swimmer Christian Strycker is. Because the butterfly/freestyle specialist preps for big meets exactly the way we prep for big onstage moments: by recreating Beyoncé choreography. Christian’s actually been posting Beyoncé dance tributes for a bit now (his take on “Single Ladies” is […]

A Dance Guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Epic Louvre Video

Let’s start with the obvious: Over the weekend, Beyoncé and Jay-Z released a joint album, Everything Is Love. Bey and Jay also dropped a video for the album’s lead track, which they filmed inside the actual Louvre museum in Paris (as one does, when one is a member of the Carter family). And the vid […]