Tag: kenny wormald

We're In Love with the Shape of This Samba

If, like us, you still can’t get enough of Ed Sheeran’s earworm hit “Shape of You,” you are in for such. a. treat. Lauren Adams, genius choreographer that she is, created a literally sizzling samba for champion ballroom dancers (and real-life couple!) Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov. Just imagine the fire emoji and the dancing […]

The Most Influential People of 2011

The year 2011 was filled with show-stopping onstage moments and exciting offstage drama. Whether you were captivated by New York City Ballet star Sara Mearns’ 32 fouettés in Swan Lake or danced along in your seat as Sutton Foster led the Broadway cast of Anything Goes through a series of time steps, there’s no doubt […]

Cancel Your Weekend Plans—Center Stage: On Pointe Is Here!

Have plans Saturday night? You might want to cancel them ASAP (or at least set your DVR) because Center Stage: On Pointe is making its much-anticipated (and MUCH-waited-for) world premiere. The threequel (which we’ve been freaking out about since November) has all the makings to be a huge win for dance movies, taking what we […]

STOP EVERYTHING: Center Stage 3 Is Happening

You guys. Our entire office is on the verge of hyperventilating right now, because we just found out that there is a third Center Stage movie in the works. I REPEAT: THERE IS A THIRD CENTER STAGE MOVIE IN THE WORKS. And here’s the thing: It sounds like it might actually recapture some of the […]

Kenny Wormald Talks about Love & Mercy

From teaching on tour with NUVO Convention to leading the KaMotion intensive at the upcoming DancerPalooza, Kenny Wormald is in pretty high demand these days. Add in his work on films, like the recently released Love & Mercy, and he might just be one of the busiest dancers in L.A. Totally righteous, dude! (From left: […]

Cutting Footloose at the 2014 Dance Awards

Dance Spirit‘s January cover girl, Sophia Lucia, on the red carpet before the Dance Awards in NYC (photo via @sophialucia5678) Chock full of utterly amazing dance talent, silly jokes and wild choreography, the 2014 Dance Awards closed out its NYC event last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The three-and-a-half-hour celebration really had it all—from spectacular […]

Shaping Sound's Show: It's All About the Dancers

(L to R) Shaping Sound’s Teddy Forance, Kyle Robinson, Nick Lazzarini and Travis Wall, photographed for “Dance Spirit” by Joe Toreno Last night, the DS staff got all gussied up and headed to the Beacon Theater for Shaping Sound‘s That’s Where I’ll Be Waiting. So did pretty much everyone else in NYC. No, but really: […]