I sort of wish he’d put a shirt on, but ultimately – it’s a pretty dope video. Directed by  Spike Morris & Oscar Hudson, featuring London and Tokyo-based dancer Shun Sugimoto. Advertisements

Starting in April, Lindsey Bourassa will be teaching Yoga for Dancers and Flamenco in Portland. Beginning April 2nd, Yoga for Dancers class every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Bright Star World Dance Studio located at 496 Congress Street. This class will focus on strengthening core, improving balance and flexibility, hip openers, and finding […]

Thursday, Portland Ovations presents the Joffrey Ballet for their Maine debut. The Joffrey will be performing Age of Innocence (choreography: Edwaard Liang/ music: Philip Glass and Thomas Newman); Son of Chamber Symphony (choreography: Stanton Welch /music: John Adams); and of course …  Le Sacre du Printemps. Director of Dance at Bates College, Carol Dilley, will […]

British choreographer Wayne McGregor choreographed the music video to Ingenue by Atoms for Peace, featuring Thom Yorke and Wayne McGregor | Random Dance dancer Fukiko Takase. Yeah, that’s right this video has Thom Yorke getting modern dance-y all over the place.

PortFringe is going to be epic. Last night Two nights ago at Geno’s was the kick-off party and it’s somewhat mind-boggling how many things will be happening over the course of 5 days. Imma be collaborating with Matt Brown (Leaf Peeper, Mind Wheel, among other projects) and Derek Kimball on a sound-film-movement piece. The title of […]

This Saturday and Sunday at 2pm – PINA: a film for pina bausch by wim wenders will be screened at the Portland Museum of Art. Tickets are $7 and this movie is phenomenal, so DO NOT MISS IT.

Next Wednesday the Joffrey Ballet will make their Maine debut – did someone say Rite of Spring? – and during their residency in Portland, Artistic Director Ashley Wheater will teach a ballet masterclass at Portland Ballet. If you’re into ballet this is a dope opportunity. Registration is $25 and space is limited;  email offstage@portlandovations.org to […]

I love this video for two reasons: 1. The way that “sport” so seamlessly elides into dance 2. THE BOYS Thanks to the illustrious Annie for sharing.

Um, yes that’s right – June 17-22nd on Chebeague Island is the 2nd Annual Maine Island Dance Festival. Maybe the greatest idea ever? Yes I think so. This week-long festival features daily classes/practice in Countertechnique, Reactive Body Technique, Choreography and Dance and Technology — the Festival will be led by teachers/choreographers: Andrew Cowan, Kira Blazek, […]

The Missy Elliot beat  is undeniably danceable. Angel Haze complicates this beat – and thus you must step up your moves. Exhibit A: All I have to say is, TWERK IT GIRLS.