Bill Hebert's Behind The Lens

Putty Dance Project – “iStand”

by Bill Hebert for The Dance Journal A few select moments from the preview showing of the Putty Dance Project presenting “iStand: Stories of an American Civil Struggle”. With this column, I decided to give […]

In The Spotlight

All Grown Up, But the Donetsk Ballet’s Nutcracker is Still a Tradition for Two Philadelphia Sisters

Coralie François, right; Vladislav Stepanov, Donetsk Ballet, center; and Hannah Kearney, left, in a pas de trois in The Nutcracker Photo courtesy of Wissahickon Dance Academy In their first Nutcracker, they were little dancing dolls […]

What Kat Saw

Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

From Nicolo Fonte’s Beasts. Chloe Felesina Photography by Alexander Iziliaev, courtesy of BalletX by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Building on the success of Nicolo Fonte’s “Beautiful Decay,” which premiered to critical acclaim for its treatment […]

Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Federal Education Rewrite Adds Arts into STEM

by Americans For The Arts Congressional education leaders began a series of face-to-face meetings this week to hammer out remaining differences between House and Senate bills to reform K-12 education. The committee completed their work […]