Dance Reviews, Events

Review: Superb Performers Sparkle in Company XIV’s PARIS

If there is one thing director/choreographer Austin McCormick (Company XIV) can be accused of it’s that he consistently puts on a titillating, atmospheric and imaginative show. If you’ve seen his sensual reimagining’s of classic stories like The Nutcracker and Cinderella you’ll feel right at home. His signature style is unmistakable in the seamless blending of […]

Larry Fuller
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Broadway Choreographer Larry Fuller Talks Career and Being Celebrated by Dancers Over 40

Choreographer Larry Fuller is responsible for the staging of some of Broadway’s most iconic musicals. Whether it was his Tony Award nominated dances in Evita, or his staging for the murderous Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd, his stylized movement always held your attention. Larry has staged both the Tony Awards and the Emmy Awards and has […]

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Dancer Ryan Steele on his Dual Roles in the Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

You may know him as Broadway’s bespectacled “Newsie” who whipped off multiple ballet turns atop a sheet of newspaper. Maybe you spotted him as a lost boy in NBC’s Peter Pan Live!, or caught his sensitive portrayal of Baby John in the revival of West Side Story. But Ryan Steele has graduated from adolescent roles […]

Eloise Kropp
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Eloise Kropp Taps Against the Clock as Jennyanydots in Broadway’s CATS

After her breakout performance as Ruby in last season’s toe-tapping revival of Dames At Sea, Eloise Kropp joins a cast of exceptional dancers and singers in the new Broadway revival of CATS. CATS marks Eloise’s third Broadway show in just two years, having also danced in the hit revival of On The Town. But it […]

Jonathan Cerullo
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Choreographer Jonathan Cerullo on LISA AND LEONARDO at NYMF

Choreographer Jonathan Cerullo returns to the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) with the new musical, Lisa and Leonardo. His mentor, acclaimed choreographer Patricia Birch, first introduced him to the festival in its inaugural season. Cerullo had been assisting Birch for thirteen years, and moved into the role of executive producer with her NYMF production of […]

Al Blackstone
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Choreographer Al Blackstone talks FREDDIE FALLS IN LOVE for the Fire Island Dance Festival

Popular choreographer Al Blackstone, known for his Broadway style routines on So You Think You Can Dance, is excited to be returning for his third season at the Fire Island Dance Festival. The festival, produced by Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA), a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, runs July 15-17 in Fire Island Pines, […]

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My Dance Selfie: Meet Khori Michelle Petinaud of Broadway’s ALADDIN

Khori Michelle Petinaud was more of an athlete as a child yet she still sashayed around her house in tutus, tiaras, and dance slippers. She didn’t actually start formal ballet classes until she was thirteen. Having been bitten by the “ballet bug” was, in a word, transformative. Given her age, the young Petinaud was not […]