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"World of Dance" Week 8 Recap: The Junior Division Duels It Out

The Duels continued on last night’s episode of “World of Dance,” but this time, it was all about the Junior Division. And we have to say, our fave 18-and-under acts brought the heat. We sure hope the Upper Division dancers are ready to face off against these talented youngsters on the “WOD” stage next week. […]

"World of Dance" Week 7 Recap: The Duels 2.0

This week we were back in battle for another set of Duels, and every act stepped on the floor ready to win. tWitch put it best last night: The task of judging two very different pieces of art makes for really tough decisions. Here are some of the acts that impressed the judges. Josh & […]

"World of Dance" Week 6 Recap: Let the Duels Begin!

The Duels are one of our favorite aspects of “World of Dance.” There’s nothing like seeing such talented dancers going all-out, head to head, for a shot at performing on the iconic “World of Dance” stage. And this season’s first week of Duels did not disappoint. As an added bonus, our eternal fave tWitch joined […]

"World of Dance" Recap Week 4: Qualifiers Wrap Up

Last night’s episode of “World of Dance” introduced us to one final round of incredibly talented, inspiring performers, all vying for a select few spots in the Duels. The judges seemed even more selective than usual this week, sending three acts directly to the Duels while giving the other eight either nos or callbacks. Clearly, […]

"World of Dance" Week 3 Recap: The Qualifiers, Take 3

Another episode of “World of Dance,” another week of qualifiers. But frankly, there’s no chance of us ever getting tired of this game of “getting to know you,” because week after week, “World of Dance” is bringing us some of the most talented dancers in the industry. We were absolutely blown away by last night’s […]

Meet the First Native American Dance Group to Appear on "World of Dance"

Now in its fourth season, NBC’s “World of Dance” has showcased many types of dance. “They’ve had styles from Mexico, China, Africa, break dancers, salsa dancers,” says Kenneth Shirley, founder of Phoenix-based troupe Indigenous Enterprise. But until last night, the show had neglected to feature America’s oldest homegrown dance traditions, those of Native American tribes. […]

“World of Dance” Week 2 Recap: The Qualifiers Continue

In observance of the entertainment industry’s #BlackoutTuesday, NBC dedicated last night’s episode to “all those who are fighting injustice, standing up against racism and taking action to make change,” and we’d like to echo that message to our Dance Spirit readers. We love you and are standing with you. The episode picked back up where […]

“World of Dance” Week 1 Recap: It’s an Ambush!

From the opening minutes of last night’s debut episode, it was clear that Season 4 of “World of Dance” would hit a little different. First, we saw the contestants in a warehouse, thinking they were about to audition for the show’s producers. But: surprise! In walked judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and Ne-Yo, announcing that […]