Tag: ted talk

Save the Date: Miko Fogarty Is Giving a TED Talk

Back in 2015, gorgeous ballerina Miko Fogarty was on top of the ballet world (and on the cover of Dance Spirit). After starring in the 2011 dance doc First Position, she’d racked up numerous competition titles, achieved social media stardom, and earned a contract with the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Then, suddenly, she disappeared. Well—not exactly. […]

Dancing Again, This Time on a New Leg

Yesterday we reported that Adrianne Haslet-Davis, the ballroom dancer who lost part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombings, would take the stage at the TED2014 conference in Vancouver. And take the stage she did—well, more like burned a hole through it! The special performance came Wednesday afternoon during a session given by Hugh […]

Tony Testa's TED Talk

How’s that for a little alliteration? I feel like I’m constantly gushing about my favorite people in the industry, and today I’m here to continue that trend. Today, let’s talk Tony Testa. Better yet: Let’s let Tony Testa do the talking, TED-style. Surely you’ve heard of TED Talks by now. (Remember when tiny dancer Juliet […]

Why I Love Juliet Doherty

Last year, I saw prima-in-the-making Juliet Doherty perform the role of Clara in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, right here in NYC. Amidst all those gorgeous, seemingly-perfect, high kicking Rockettes, Juliet was the one who delivered the biggest “wow” factor for me. She’s such an exciting performer, in fact, that DS decided to feature her […]