Changing Ballet’s Perception Means Embracing Black Bodies

It’s 2017,  y’all, come on. But since people still haven’t stopped telling Black women about their bodies and how right they are for dance…It gave me material for another Clyde Fitch Report article. Click here to read why you shouldn’t tell Black women (or anyone really) that they have the “wrong” body for dance.

Dance World News (Feb. 23, 2017)

Sad news as the Trump administration continues its plans to cut the NEA but every cloud–no matter how orange–has a silver lining!

Terpsichorean Heroes: Phoebe Pearl

It all started with an Instagram post. That is (part of) how The Radio City Rockettes performance at Donald Trump’s inauguration became national news a month before the scheduled appearance. In the wake of her moment of outspokenness, Phoebe Pearl, the Rockette who made the post about the performance has become a dance world hero….

Dance World News (Jan. 11, 2017)

Learn how a former back-up dancer for Beyoncé is championing body positivity, how Dance Theater of Harlem is honoring the late great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and be the first (okay not really) to learn about the newest viral dance challenge.

NEW! Terpsichorean Heroes

Mariah Carey’s career might be on life support but her dancers should have given you so much life!