If there’s one word to describe Kelly Devine’s career, it’s “busy.” Devine is the choreographer for the new hit musical series on the CW, “Katy Keene” (a spin-off of a little show called “Riverdale”—maybe you’ve heard of it?), as well the choreographer for the much-anticipated Broadway musical Diana. Of course, Devine is used to being […]
Quibi , the app devoted to short-form TV shows, seems 100 percent invested in fun dance programs. Their latest dance-centric show, “Floored,” is hosted by none other than YouTube star Liza Koshy—and it’s not like any dance competition you’ve seen before. Half of the show’s premise is pretty basic: Two dance teams compete routines in […]
What’s even sweeter than Rice Krispies Treats? This dancedorable (that’d be “dancy” plus “adorable”) commercial about Rice Krispies Treats. Check out the cute spot, which features a father encouraging his son at a ballet audition, above. We love the subtle shoutout to #BoysDoBallet—and we’ll always stan positive representation of male dancers in the media.
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 […]
Dancers, we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief—our beloved “So You Think You Can Dance” has just been renewed for a sensational 17th season. So You Think You Can Dance on Instagram: “#SYTYCD is coming back for SEASON 17 on @foxtv! 💃 Have what it takes to be America’s Favorite Dancer? Audition in […]
Historically, the Academy Awards aren’t a super-dancy event—after all, there’s still no award for best movie choreography. But this year, pop icon Janelle Monáe brought all the next-level dancing (and over-the-top theatricality) we ever could have dreamed of in her opening number. New York Magazine on Instagram: “The #Oscars tore a massive hole in the […]
In April 2015, Alyssa Allen found herself in a nearly unprecedented position. It was Vegas Week on Season 12 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” she was a clear favorite for the show’s Top 20—and she respectfully declined the opportunity. In a conversation with judge Nigel Lythgoe, Allen said she strongly believed she should […]
Though Broadway has a rich history of turning classic movies into musicals, it’s much less common to see a hit TV show adapted for the stage. But when you do, it can be true musical theater magic, like Spongebob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical or The Addams Family. So, here’s the tea from Dance Spirit: the […]