Tag: commercial dance

6 Reasons Why Boston Conservatory at Berklee Is a Destination for Commercial Training

Boston Conservatory has long been a leader in contemporary dance training in higher ed. While it remains an excellent option for artists hoping to pursue a career in concert dance, now—with the launch of a brand-new BFA program—the institution is expanding its world-class conservatory-style training to encompass commercial dance. Now accepting applications for fall 2022 […]

Four Pros Share How to Master Dancing on Camera

Dancing on camera has always been a part of the industry: Music videos, commercials and televised dance competitions are nothing new. But this year, dance on video has taken off—and along with it, new demands on dancers. Dance Spirit spoke with Sophie Pittman, former contestant on “So You Think You Can Dance,” Fiona Claire Huber, […]

Commercial Phenom Mollee Gray Writes a Letter to Her Teenage Self

If you’ve looked at a screen at some point within the past decade, chances are you’ve seen Mollee Gray dancing across it. Television? She appeared on “Glee,” “Shake It Up,” “Victorious,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The X Factor,” and “America’s Got Talent,” and even made it to the Top 8 on Season 6 of “So […]

Taylor Swift's New Video is Dancy Pastel Perfection

“We promise that you’ll never find another [music video] like thi-i-IS!” Sorry not sorry, because all of us Swifties at Dance Spirit have waited a long year and a half for new T-Swift music—which, naturally, brings with it a new choreographic style for the princess of pop. All she cares about is pantsuit poweeeeeeeeer! (Giphy) […]

Natalie "NatBat" Bebko on PlayStation, Puppies, and Perfectionism

At 17, commercial standout Natalie Bebko (“Nat Bat”) has already accomplished more in her career than most adults: She was an assistant choreographer for the 2016 BET Awards and has worked with tons of music greats, including Trey Songz, Flo-Rida, Sia, Mila J, and Big Sean. She trains with immaBEAST dance company and consistently breaks […]

The "Vogue" Story on Millennium Dance Complex Is Major

Sure, we already know that L.A.’s Millennium Dance Complex is a magical place where the industry’s best dancers and choreographers—especially women dancers and choreographers—make thrilling art. But isn’t it fabulous that the tastemakers at Vogue are telling the rest of the world about it, in a story highlighting some of our fave female stars? WHY […]

Keep an Eye Out for These 3 Dancy Super Bowl Commercials

It’s game day, dancers! We’re talking, of course, about the Super Bowl—but maybe more importantly, about the always hilarious and thought-provoking commercials that air in between all the, um, sportsball. (Sorry, not a football person!) This year, it looks like we’ll be blessed with at least three ad spots highlighting dance. Without any further ado, […]