Dance World News (Dec. 21)


  • AXIS Dance Company in Oakland, California is a physically integrated dance company that is now involving disabled veterans in its art. Learn more here.
  • After more than 50 costumes were stolen from Festival Ballet Providence just weeks before their Nutcracker was set to open, the dance world (literally) stepped in to save the day. Read about it here.
  • Misty Copeland recently traveled to Cuba to dance with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba. The Undefeated wrote a profile about the ballerina and her journey.
  • Huffington Post photographer Damon Dahlen recently captured intimate pictures of New  York City Dancers in their own bedrooms. See what they look like here. SPOILER ALERT! Their rooms look just like yours and mine–okay maybe a bit cleaner.
  • VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Watch Olympic gold-medalist and Dancing with the Stars champ Laurie Hernandez take on her next challenge, learning a Nutcrkacker variation from members of the New York City Ballet.  Video courtesy of Teen Vogue.

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