The Dance Edit Podcast, hosted by editors from Dance Magazine and Dance Spirit, is a weekly 15-minute breakdown of all the news that's moving and shaking the dance world. Because if you want to know more about dance, you should get your information from the people who nerd out about it for a living.
Dance as a National Resource, Harry Styles' Moves, and Erin Pride
As we enter a new political era, the hosts discuss why government support of the arts is a must, how the Biden administration might best help the arts world, and the pros and cons of New York State's arts revival plan. Harry Styles' choreographer reveals the dance inspirations for the "Treat People With Kindness" video. Erin Pride, host of The Dance Boss Podcast, joins to discuss strategies for online "dancepreneurs."
Dance on Ice, Crediting Commercial Choreography, and Dana Wilson
Figure skater Elladj Baldé's viral videos play on the complex relationship between dance and skating. The entertainment industry continues to undervalue its dance artists. Actor Mads Mikkelsen revisits his professional dance past for the film "Another Round." Commercial dance standout Dana Wilson, host of the podcast "Words That Move Me," joins to discuss the lessons the dance world has (hopefully) learned from 2020.
How TV Sees Ballet, the "Great Cultural Depression," and Jared Grimes
"Tiny Pretty Things" and "On Pointe" present starkly different pictures of ballet. Point Park University is developing a mental health program for dance students. A COVID-created "great cultural depression" looms, but as we begin 2021, there's reason for hope. Multi-hyphenate talent Jared Grimes joins to talk about choreographing the Encores! revival of "The Tap Dance Kid."
The Best of 2020, Part 2
Happy new year, dance friends. In this special holiday episode, we revisit three of our favorite voice memos from 2020: messages from Phil Chan, Silas Farley, and Denise Saunders Thompson. (Next week, we'll be back to our regular format.)
The Best of 2020, Part 1
Happy holidays, dance friends. In this special episode, we revisit three of our favorite voice memos from the past year: messages from Omari Wiles, Ephrat Asherie, and Stella Abrera and Sascha Radetsky. Next week, we'll have the second part of our 2020 retrospective.
Remembering Ann Reinking, Ballet Must Do Better, and Kim Bears-Bailey
The dance world pays tribute to legend Ann Reinking after her death at age 71. Dancer Chloé Lopes Gomes' allegations of racism at Staatsballett Berlin reveal the depth of ballet's inequities. TikTok's #Ratatousical is getting an IRL performance. Kim Bears-Bailey, Philadanco's new artistic director, joins to discuss how she'll honor and build on founder Joan Myers Brown's legacy.
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Listening to this podcast each week gives me all the dance deets in a fun and professional way. Thanks for making it easy to stay on top of the important dance stories. 💛
Great dance discussions
This podcast has great discussions around dance. However, the vocal fry of one of the hosts can be disconcerting.