Tag: movies

And the Dance Spirit Award for Best Movie Choreography of 2017 Goes To…

Nope, there’s still no Oscar for Best Choreography—but thanks to your votes, we now get to reveal the winner of our own Dance Spirit award for best cinematic choreography of 2017. Though we’re big fans of all four of the nominated choreographers, and think each one deserves to be acknowledged for their contributions to some […]

All the Scoop on the Super-Dancey New Movie 'The Greatest Showman'

The latest original musical to grace the big screen, The Greatest Showman follows the life and times of P.T. Barnum, and the events that inspired him to create the famous Barnum & Bailey Circus—often dubbed “The Greatest Show on Earth”—in the mid-1800s. Hugh Jackman stars as the entertainer, joined by celebs like Zendaya (who plays […]

The Best Dance Movies Currently On Netflix

Netflix’s dance movie game is seriously on point(e) right now! We’ve compiled a list of the best films to help you narrow down your options for your next dance movie night. Check it out! A Ballerina’s Tale YASSS Misty Copeland!! The queen is on Netflix, and she’s serving up all of the inspiration you need […]

"SYTYCD" Stars Go Hollywood

What do you do after you win “So You Think You Can Dance” and become super famous? You go on to star in a dance movie, of course. Plenty of our favorite “SYTYCD” vets (and former DS cover stars) have taken to the big screen—Kathryn McCormick and tWitch had starring roles in Step Up Revolution, […]

Alvin Ailey Comes to the Big Screen this Thursday

Looking for some dance inspiration? Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is beaming no fewer than FOUR works, including the beloved classic Revelations, to a movie theater near you this Thursday, October 22! Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Linda Celeste Sims in Wayne McGregor’s Chroma. Photo by Paul Kolnik               […]

We'll Miss You, Shirley

Shirley Temple—the child movie star of the 1930s, who, essentially, made dimples and golden ringlets a thing—passed away Monday night at the age of 85. This is big news considering the huge (and super cute!) contribution she made to the dance world. When you were just a wee tapper, did you do your first routine […]