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Choreographic Residencies, Opportunities & Funding: Current listings for the U.S., Latin America, Europe & Asia: New York Choreographic Institute, CounterPointe, WestFest, Fertile Ground, National Choreographers Initiative, Marble House Project, USA; Centre for Choreographic Development, CZECH REPUBLIC;  Emergent Choreographers Contest, FRANCE; Danzaar, GERMANY; Tokyo Biennale Artist-in-Residence, JAPAN; International Choreographers’ Week, NETHERLANDS; Prisma Open Call, PANAMA; Sabotage Open Call, UK

New Works & Events:  New Jo Strømgren in US; Richard Siegal in GERMANY; Yuki Mori and Jo Kanamori, JAPAN; Youri Vamos, POLAND; Xie Xin and Maxine Doyle, UK; Odisha Biennale, India

Trending: Choreographing Robots?

Choreographic Competitions: Emerging Ballet Choreographers Contest, FRANCE; International Competition for Choreographers Hannover, GERMANY; Arte Laguna Prize, ITALY

New Movies: CUNNINGHAMA Magnolia Pictures Film, 2019; HIGH STRUNG FREE DANCE (2019), directed by head choreographer Michael Damian, Tyce Diorio, along with associate choreographers Myles Thatcher, Phillip Chbeeb, and Nakul Dev Mahajan; CATS

New Books: OUT LOUD: A MEMOIR, by Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, Penguin Press, 2019










ARIZONA: Company choreographers are invited to apply for the Wickenburg Residency with the opportunity to pursue new projects, mount work or collaborate with other artists, free from everyday pressures. Residencies are intended for chamber dance companies. Previous dance companies have included American Ballet Theatre II and Northwest Dance Theatre. Residencies last up to 3 weeks and the average number of artists in residence at a time ranges between 1 and 5. Application is open to U.S. artists and is ongoing. Visit:


CALIFORNIA: The National Choreographers Initiative (NCI) is accepting applications for its 2020 NCI Showing. Apply by January 10, 2020.  Visit:


MASSACHUSETTS: National Dance Project (NDP) Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for U.S. based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors to connect in-person to explore the feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works. Rolling deadline. Visit:


MASSACHUSETTSThe Yard at Marthas Vineyard offers residencies of 2 to 3 weeks, emphasizing the collaborative nature of dance making. Residents will have daily access to the studio and/or theater, with the option to lead community class or residency-related workshop. Culminates in a minimum of 2 public performances. Residency artists are hand-selected by Yard staff after review of live performances or showings. There is no formal application process. Visit:


NEW JERSEY: Residents of New Jersey and New York may submit applications for Dance on the Lawn (DOTL) dance festival on September 12, 2020. The DOTL will bring a total of 10 performers/companies to participate in the event. Applications are being accepted now. Visit:


NEW YORK: WestFest is a cutting-edge curated festival presenting emerging and established movement artists in the historic Westbeth Artists’ Residence. The festival has two distinct programs: WestFest Top Floor at the Martha Graham Theater, presenting visionary artists in a traditional theater setting, and the site-specific program showing a variety of unconventional and unique approaches to dance and space, which will take place all over Westbeth. Choreographers may apply to one or both programs. Apply by January 13, 2020. Visit:


NEW YORK: WAXworks is a non-curated showcase open to new and seasoned artists. There is no audition process and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Artists in choreography, theater, music, poetry, comedy, juggling, acrobatics, monologue, performance art, or any other form that can be performed on stage are invited to apply. Visit:


NEW YORK: New Dance Alliance’s Performance Mix Festival invites artists to apply for the annual festival to present experimental dance, interdisciplinary performance, and video. New Dance Alliance is looking for short works up to 15 minutes, as well as longer works up to 30 minutes. Artists receive a fee, complimentary video documentation, and rehearsal space. The festival will be held from June 4-7, 2020 at University Settlement. This application is for artists currently living in the United States. International artists may participate in the Performance Mix Festival through personal invitation only. Visit:


NEW YORK: New York City Ballet’s New York Choreographic Institute is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 season. Apply by December 9, 2019.  Visit


NEW YORKDance Omi is accepting applications from choreographers for its 2020 residency program that consists of 3 weeks of the artistic process, sharing, and international community building. Apply by January 2, 2020. Visit:


NEW YORK: Triskelion Arts is seeking improvisation performance artists for upcoming festivals and events. Artists who perform improvisation and have a practice in movement, sound, clowning, comedy, storytelling, vocalization, etc., are invited to apply. Rolling deadlines and submissions are reviewed on the 15th and 30th of each month. Visit:


NEW YORK: Gibney’s POP is a performance opportunity that provides the dance community with subsidized theater rental rates for showings and performances. Artists participating in the POP performance series receive time for technical rehearsal and a 3-night performance run. The 3-night POP Performance package costs $5,500. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Visit:


NEW YORK: Fertile Ground is a non-curated showcase for emerging and/or established artists produced with full production values. This series offers an excellent opportunity for participants to share new and developing work and receive informative feedback in a supportive environment. Applications are accepted on an on-going, first-come, first-served basis until the performance dates are full. Visit:


NEW YORK: HERE Arts Center is now accepting applications for its Creative Curated Rental Program. The program provides subsidized rehearsal/performance space, technical assistance, and administrative support, including a fully staffed box office. The center accepts applications from artists around the world for the opportunity to show work. All work at HERE is curated based on the strength and uniqueness of the artist’s vision. Rolling deadline. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Mark DeGarmo Dance Salon Performance Series is accepting applications for a unique opportunity to view and engage with original performing arts and dance works-in-progress of DeGarmo and guest artists. Rolling deadline. Visit:


NEW YORK: ModArts Dance Collective (MADC) is calling for women choreographers of color to submit works for its third annual dance festival, “Collective Thread.” The festival will offer performances in March 2020. The purpose of Collective Thread is to provide a voice and a platform for artistic expression to women of underrepresented ethnic groups within the medium of dance. Apply by December 21, 2019. Visit:


NEW YORK: The 8th Season of CounterPointe, a collaboration between female dance makers and visual artists, is calling for applications. Interested women choreographers should have a track record of presenting work and must have an interest in collaborating with a visual artist. Selectees will be paired with a collaborator. Norte Maar will curate this pairing with the goal of producing a program that represents the cultural diversity of New York City. There is no house style, though the pointe shoe must be part of the work. Apply by December 7, 2019. Visit:


NEW YORK: Applications are open for Jennifer Muller/The Works winter intensive 2020, which will be held from January 6-January 10, 2020 with performance on January 10, 2020. This is an exclusive opportunity to train with the iconic female choreographer Jennifer Muller in the heart of New York City. Visit:


NORTH CAROLINA: The Choreographic Development Residency is a 5-week program to foster the development of new work by emerging choreographers of exceptional promise. Through this initiative, UNCSA School of Dance looks to deepen its mission of developing original works, supporting artists, and giving back to the broader community. Apply by January 10, 2020. Visit:


NORTH CAROLINA: American Dance Festival (ADF) is calling for applications for its dance on camera initiative Movies by Movers, a bi-annual festival dedicated to the celebration of the conversation between the body and the camera. Applicants are invited to share in the collaboration between the ephemeral art of live movement and the perpetual nature of the film. Apply by February 14, 2020. Visit


TEXAS: UP and The Museum of Human Achievement foster a welcoming and international community of artists and arts administrators. The building is equipped with a dark room, co-working space, 1,000 sq ft gallery space, venue area with PA, vinyl record cutting lathe, VR headset, tool library and audio/visual equipment. Both the gallery and the venue host monthly exhibitions, weekly performance events, and occasional educational programming; artists in residence are encouraged to participate in the development of programming activities. Residents will live on-site in a climate-controlled, renovated 1970s trailer with a private yard. Apply by December 31, 2019. Visit:


VERMONT: Marble House Project, a multidisciplinary program with a focus on environmental resource conservation and sustainability, is now accepting applications for the 2020 Artist In Residence program. Each session typically includes one choreographer/dancer/performance artist. Apply by December 9, 2019. Visit:


VIRGINIA: Dogtown Dance Theatre presents the 6th Annual Richmond Dance Festival, April 24 - May 9, 2020, featuring both local and national dance artists in the heart of the historic district of Manchester in Richmond. The festival will include live dance performances and film screenings. Choreographers from all dance genres and stages of their career are invited to submit an application. Apply by January 31, 2020Visit


WASHINGTON, D.C.Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by emerging and established choreographers. Register now to audition on January 9 & 10, 2020. Visit


WASHINGTON, DC: Applications for Local Dance Commissioning Project at Millennium Stage are now open. The project supports the local dance community by nurturing the creation of new dance work and presenting that new work to a wide audience via the free daily performance series at the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. Apply by December 13, 2019Visit:







AUSTRALIA: Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia may apply for the Cultural Trust, which encourages excellence and supports a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. Apply by January 14, 2020Visit:


AUSTRALIA: QL2 Dance offers curated residencies both to young people (up to age 26), and older artists. Residencies provide theater or studio space without charge and may also include other support. Write to Artistic Director Ruth Osborne to apply. Visit:


AUSTRIA: Tanz Company Gervasi is hosting 2 residencies in its large studio in Vienna for artistic research in performance and dance. Public showing at the end. Apply by December 15, 2019. Visit:


AUSTRIA: Impulstanz, Vienna, is now accepting applications for its dance scholarship program, to take place from July 8 -- August 12, 2020.  Apply by December 12, 2019Visit:


BRAZIL: Casa Na Ilha Art Residency Program is based in a colonial house on the Island of Ilhabela, Brazil. The residency program is an initiative to provide a space to encourage creativity and exchange of ideas among artists from different disciplines. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Visit:


CZECH REPUBLIC: Centre for Choreographic Development SE.S.TA is calling for applications for its residency program. Five outdoor arts festivals and 5 artists will collaborate in Roundabout Europe 2020. Street artists based in countries eligible for Creative Europe may apply for 2 residencies in 2 different countries in 2020. Apply by December 15, 2019Visit:


FRANCE: Festival Chorégraphique International de Blois is calling for applications for pieces of 15-20 minutes maximum. Seven companies will be selected. The festival offers performances, short film screenings and master classes. Selected companies will have the opportunity to present their work during 2 evenings at the Scène Nationale La Halle aux Grains, to participate in a gala evening, and to give master classes. Festival covers travel, lodging, and remuneration for the artists. Apply by December 20, 2019. Visit


GERMANY: DANZAAR, an international dance auditions festival, is a new festival dedicated to auditions for top contemporary dance and ballet companies. Dance companies from around the world are invited to hold their own auditions within the festival’s 3 days. The companies have the opportunity to see multiple professional dancers and to find the best candidates for their company. The festival will run from March 6-8, 2020. Visit:


GERMANY: WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors, and producers for its new annual showcase. Apply by February 28, 2020. Visit:


GERMANY: Dance-techAIR at Lake Studios Berlin is accepting applications for its residency program, which offers international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful, artist-run, working, living, and performance space in Berlin. Rolling deadline. Visit:


GERMANY: Women Cinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its biennial edition. Apply by February 28, 2020. Visit:


JAPAN: Saison Foundation is accepting applications from foreign dance artists for a fellowship program. The program will allow residency in Tokyo. Apply by October 3, 2020. Visit:


JAPAN: Apply to Create an Artist-in-Residence Project with Tokyo Biennale 2020. The Tokyo Biennale 2020 project,“Social Dive,” is calling for overseas artists to join in AIR projects. Participants will be offered accommodation in the heart of Tokyo during their project period and will have the once in a lifetime chance to present their resulting work as part of the Tokyo Biennale 2020. Apply by December 15, 2019. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: United Cowboys invites local, national, and international guest artists to develop and show their new work and research. The upcoming edition will present a carefully selected collection of new work from the fields of dance, performance, music, and fine arts. The result will be an interesting and inspiring mix of work from around the world. The event will take place on December 20 & 21, 2019. Apply by December 9, 2019. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: The 10th International Choreographers Week (ICW) is a platform for meeting and exchange. It offers choreographers and dance artists from around the world the opportunity to learn from each other and enrich themselves despite – or perhaps because of – their differing approaches. Over the course of 5 days, a program of workshops, readings, introductory visits, meetings, meals, presentations, and discussions is offered, with and by people with expertise from the dance world and other domains. Where: Tilburg, The Netherlands. When: March 7-10, 2020. Apply by December 20, 2019. Link:


PANAMAPRISMA International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panama, Fundación PRISMA Danza, is now accepting submissions from independent choreographers and chamber dance companies. The festival will be held in Panama City from October 11-18, 2020. Apply by December 31, 2019. The first 500 proposals received will be considered. Visit:


SPAIN: ACT International Festival for Emerging Performing Artists is calling for applications. Applicants must send a video of their piece, which can be a work-in-progress or a rehearsal. The final piece must be 30 minutes maximun, without exception. Apply by December 15, 2019. Visit:


SWITZERLAND: Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern and its Director, Estefania Miranda, are calling for applications for Tanzplattform 2020 - an international dance festival and competition for choreographers that will take place June 16-20, 2020. Apply by December 9, 2019. Visit:


UK: Sabotage is a platform for interdisciplinary artists seeking to work with dancers in free studio space. Sabotage brings together dancers in training and artists eager to workshop ideas with talented and open-minded people in a supportive environment. Rolling deadlineVisit:










NEW YORK: New York City Ballet will present a program with a new ballet by Alexei Ratmansky alongside Christopher Wheeldon’s contemporary classic Polyphonia, Justin Peck’s airy ensemble piece Bright, and Jerome Robbins’ masterful Opus 19/The Dreamer, bringing together works from 3 of today’s most acclaimed dance-makers and a choreographic legend. The world premiere is on January 30, 2020. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Ailey Company opens its New York season on December 4, 2019 at the New York City Center’s main stage. The company will premiere 3 brand-new works: Resident Choreographer Jamar RobertsOde; Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Ounce of Faith; and Donald Byrd’s Greenwood. The season will highlight and focus on Ailey’s theatrical roots and commitment to social justice. The company will also premiere Aszure Barton’s BUSK, Camille A. Brown’s City of Rain and, for the first time in Ailey’s history, 2 solos by Merce Cunningham. The season also features new productions of Judith Jamison’s Divining and Lar Lubovitch’s Fandango. Visit:


NEW YORK: On December 9, 2019, New York Live Arts will host an intimate conversation with its founder Bill T. Jones and Elizabeth Diller (world-renowned artist/architect of projects including The High Line and The Shed, partner/founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro) about their collaboration on the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s upcoming work premiering in Spring 2020. Visit:


NEW YORK: Joyce Theater presents an evening-length new work created by choreographer Pam Tanowitz and pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Dinnerstein brings her nuanced understanding of the demanding Bach score to Tanowitz’s witty and unflinching abstractions of classical and popular dance forms in a delightful interplay of rhythm, style, and idiosyncrasy. The performance will run from December 10-15, 2019. Visit:


NEW YORK: Michelle Dorrance and her tap dream team will present a world premiere. Dorrance sets the piece to Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s sublime interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. The performance will open on December 17, 2019 at the Joyce Theater. Visit:


NEW YORK: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s new West Side Story will open on Broadway in February 2020. Visit:


PENNSYLVANIA: BalletX starts the 2019-20 Season with two world premieres by Jo Strømgren and Matthew Neena rehearsing The Moon, Strømgren’s new space-age ballet, featuring music by Mette Henriette and video installation by Jorge Cousineau. Showing December 4-15, 2019 at The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia. Visit:








AUSTRIA: A brand new work by American choreographer Richard Siegal celebrates Merce Cunningham’s 100th birthday. New Ocean is the second full-length choreography that the one-time Festspielhaus artist-in-residence will create for his new company, Ballet of Difference. Siegal tracks down the mythical Greek god Oceanus, inspired by music by John Cage, and allows chaos to invade the cosmos. Premieres in Austria on December 6, 2019. Watch:


AUSTRIA: Solo Echo/Bedroom Folk/Busk by Ballet BC Vancouver will premiere in Austria on January 24, 2019. The company focuses on a female perspective and hence an underrepresented approach to the moving body. Solo Echo by Crystal Pite opens with an innovative artistic exploration of tension and its resolution. Bedroom Folk by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar is a dynamic piece of dance theatre of hypnotic synchronicity. Busk, the modern classic by Canadian choreographer Azsure Barton, is staged in a brand new version and examines the boundaries of human individualism and its disappearance within the mass. Visit:


FRANCE: Choreographer Gilles Jobin likes to expose dance to new technology. His new work, VR_I, originated from a collaboration with the foundation Artanim, which specializes in motion capture technology. The result is a memorable sensory experience of dance in a virtual and immersive reality. The performance won the innovation award and the public award for best performance at the 2017 Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal. It was also selected for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The performance will take place from December 13, 2019 - January 11, 2020. Watch


FRANCE: Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite has a world premiere of Body and Soul, her new production for the Paris Opera Ballet. Trailer:


FRANCE: Festival de Danse - Cannes Côte d’Azur France will be held from November 29 -December 15, 2019. This edition’s program is eclectic, featuring many new creations and premieres. Opening with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, the program also includes a classical production of Giselle and a hip-hop creation by Mickaël Mer entitled Butterfly. The festival closes with a new creation featuring Marie-Agnès Gillot, Andrés Marin and Christian RizzoVisit:



INDIA: Odisha Biennale 2019: Illusion presents a week-long festival featuring a program of performances, artist talks, and workshops by internationally acclaimed dancers and choreographers, as well as an art and design exhibition. The Performance Works Platform includes works by Rene Loui (Brazil), Fabiola Guillen (Mexico) and Anna Spink (UK). The key purpose is to increase touring opportunities for emerging performing arts groups and artists. The event will be held in Bhubaneswar from December 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020. Visit:


INDIA: Shoonya Space for Art and Somatic Practices presents FearLess by the Polish dancer, choreographer and dance educator Gosia Mielech. The work was first performed at the NonStopFestivalen in Norway in September and will premiere on the world stage in Bangalore on December 6, 2019. Visit:;  Watch:


JAPAN: Noism1&Noism0 will present a double bill with choreographer Yuki Mori and Artistic Director Jo Kanamori. The world premiere is on December 13, 2019. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: NDT 1 and NDT 2 dancers take full control for Switch ’20, a unique program full of new choreographies created by the dancers themselves. In addition to the artistic content, production, fundraising, and marketing efforts are also the dancers’ responsibilities. The performances will take place on January 17 & 18, 2020. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: Sierra Oscar Foxtrot Tango presents a surprising mix of 4 contrasting choreographic voices for dancers of Nederlands Dans Theater 2 (NDT 2), with works by former NDT dancer Medhi Walerski, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar. French choreographer Yoann Bourgeois will show his new Little song. The performance will run through December 20, 2019. Visit:


NORWAY: Zero Visibility Corp. will premiere the new work When Monday Came on January 30, 2020 in Oslo. The overall theme in this piece is global wildfires, which are having a huge impact on the ecology in the world right now. Visit:


NORWAY: Jo Strømgren Kompani started rehearsals for a new children’s production, The Tired Man. The show is about a man who oversleeps every day. When people cannot get up in the morning, they are often called lazy and indifferent. But if we follow this man’s extreme desire to change through a tiresome day, we may realize that he’s a hero. World premiere is on December 5, 2019. Visit:


POLAND: December is traditionally the time of preparation for Christmas when The Nutcracker is an absolute “must-see.” This year Opera Wroclaw presents Youri Vamos’s, version, which combines the traditional libretto with elements inspired by “ The Christmas Carol” of Charles Dickens. Vamos’s Nutcracker is technically demanding, full of humor, and includes rich costumes and sets. The ballet is re-staged by the choreographer himself, Joyce Cuoco, and Filip Veverka. Premieres on December 6, 2019. Watch:


UK: BalletBoyz will celebrate its 20th anniversary with its new show Deluxe. The program includes new works by Xie Xin of Shanghai, China and Punchdrunk’s Maxine Doyle. The Deluxe tour kicks off at Sadler’s Wells in London on March 25, 2020Visit:


UK: Twenty-five years after legendary dance iconoclast Lloyd Newson first dragged British pub culture kicking and yelling onto the stage, Rambert and Sadler’s Wells present Newson’s recreation. The critically acclaimed original production was made into an Emmy Award-winning film. Premieres on February 14, 2020. Visit:






Choreographing Robots? f you’ve ever wondered what a robot apocalypse would look like, look no further than what unfolded on the lawn outside of MIT’s Building 10. There, on the grassy Killian Court, a spectacle unfolded that will likely become commonplace once AI-powered robots rise up and enslave their human masters.


A total of 9 of MIT’s Mini Cheetah (Video: took to the leaf-littered lawn to play a bit of soccer. If you can ignore the intense fear building up in your gut right now, the whole thing is actually kind of adorable. Read full article and see video at:










FRANCE: To assist emerging young choreographers, the Bordeaux National Opera’s Ballet, the Malandain Ballet Biarritz, and the CCN Ballet de l’Opera National du Rhin launch the 3rd edition of the Emergent Choreographers Contest. The partners have created this competition to identify, highlight, and assist 2 budding talents during 3 seasons by giving them the means to create for an ensemble of classical dancers and present their work to audiences. This competition is intended for choreographers who use academic dance language. Apply by December 15, 2019. Visit


FRANCE: Danse Élargie International Competition is open to artists of all disciplines. Proposals for a maximum of 10 minutes with at least 3 participants will be considered. The competition takes place on June 13-14, 2020 at Théâtre de la Ville Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris. Apply by December 15, 2019. Visit:


GERMANY: Ballet Gesellschaft Hannover is organizing the 34th International Competition for Choreographers Hannover. The competition is open to all forms of dance. Choreographers must be age 35 or younger to apply. The competition will take place on June 5 & 6, 2020. Apply by March 15, 2020. Visit:


SLOVENIA: The 12th International Competition of Young Dance Creators OPUS 1 – short dance piece 2020 is now accepting applications. Rather than pushing for competitiveness, the aim of this competition is to promote contemporary dance, discover fresh talent, and foster the creativity of the young performers. The event will take place on April 11, 2020. Apply by March 1, 2020. Visit:







CUNNINGHAM, A Magnolia Pictures Film, 2019, opens in theaters on December 13, 2019Magnolia Pictures has acquired distribution rights to Merce Cunningham documentary “Cunningham,” which includes never-before-seen footage of the choreographer. “Cunningham,” written and directed by Alla Kovgan, will be an immersive look into the life of the choreographer who started as a dancer in post-WWII New York. The film will be released in honor of what would have been Cunningham’s 100th birthday. He died of natural causes in New York in 2009. Alla Kovgan’s stunning cinematic tribute to the genius of Merce Cunningham is destined to end up as a classic of the genre,” said Magnolia president Eamonn Bowles. “We’re thrilled to be bringing it to the public.” Source:

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HIGH STRUNG FREE DANCE (2019), Directed by Michael Damian. Head choreographer, Tyce Diorio, along with associate choreographers Myles Thatcher, Phillip Chbeeb, and Nakul Dev Mahajan. In High Strung Free Dance, Zander Raines, a dazzling young choreographer (Thomas Doherty) gives the break of a lifetime to two hopeful artists when he casts a stunning contemporary dancer, Barlow (Juliet Doherty) and innovative pianist, Charlie (Harry Jarvis) in New York’s most-anticipated new Broadway show: Free Dance. But the move throws off the show’s delicate creative balance when Charlie falls hard for Barlow while Zander embraces her as his muse. Trailer:


CATS is coming to the big screen and scratches into theaters on December 20 -- and the cast could not be more excited to show off their feline footwork. Directed by Tom Hooper (Les Misérables) and choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), with Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson, and Jason Derulo.  Watch Trailer:






OUT LOUD: A MEMOIR, by Mark Morris and Wesley Stace, Penguin Press, 2019. From the most brilliant and audacious choreographer of our time, OUT LOUD: A MEMOIR, tells the exuberant tale of a young dancer’s rise to the pinnacle of the performing arts world and the triumphs and perils of creating work on his own terms -- and staying true to himself. Link:











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We are thankful to all our amazing Dance ICONS Global Representatives, especially:

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Elizabeth Gahl (France) Karol Urbański (Poland) and Maya Zhalova (India)