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The Dance Edit Podcast, hosted by editors from Dance Media, is a weekly breakdown of all the news that's moving 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.

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    • 4.9 • 53 Ratings

The Dance Edit Podcast, hosted by editors from Dance Media, is a weekly breakdown of all the news that's moving 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.

    Super Bowl Controversy, Keeping Students Safe, and 100 Episodes

    Super Bowl Controversy, Keeping Students Safe, and 100 Episodes

    Dancers are speaking out about an agency call for dance artists to perform, unpaid, at the Super Bowl halftime show. The lawsuit alleging decades of abuse at UNCSA highlights the pervasiveness of sexual misconduct in dance education. The hosts mark 100 podcast episodes with a little dance down memory lane.

    • 26 min
    Vanishing Audiences, the "Radically Welcoming" Studio, and Addressing Burnout

    Vanishing Audiences, the "Radically Welcoming" Studio, and Addressing Burnout

    Broadway's steep drop in attendance during the Omicron surge is posing serious challenges for shows and workers. What does it mean for the dance studio to be truly welcoming to all, and how do we get there? Ballerina Sara Mearns' forthright post addressing her diagnosis with depression and burnout reflects a shift in dance-world attitudes toward mental health.

    • 23 min
    Tamara Rojo, Injury Culture, and Britney’s Dancing

    Tamara Rojo, Injury Culture, and Britney’s Dancing

    Tamara Rojo will be San Francisco Ballet's first female artistic director, and her new "Raymonda" embodies her vision as a leader. It's time to stop asking dancers to push through injury. Before, during, and now after the conservatorship that controlled her life, Britney Spears has used dance to assert her autonomy.

    • 24 min
    Omicron Dilemmas, Heroic Understudies, and Play in the Studio

    Omicron Dilemmas, Heroic Understudies, and Play in the Studio

    In the "show must go on" Broadway world, will it take temporary closures to survive the Omicron surge? As the pandemic thins the ranks of performers, understudies and swings are becoming increasingly vital. Play time can be a valuable part of the creative process, but it's often seen as a frivolous luxury.

    • 24 min
    The Best of 2021, Part 2

    The Best of 2021, Part 2

    Happy (almost) new year, dance friends. In this special episode—the second part of our "best of 2021" retrospective—we revisit four more of our favorite interview moments from the past year.

    • 18 min
    The Best of 2021, Part 1

    The Best of 2021, Part 1

    Happy holidays, dance friends. In this special episode, we revisit four of our favorite interview moments from the past year. Next week, we'll have the second part of our 2021 retrospective.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The hosts highlight all aspects of the dance world and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

emmaloo93 ,

Thank you

I am a dancer, and I make a point to listen to this each week. It is so meaningful to stay up to date on what’s happening in our world. Also, I appreciate the podcasts honesty in talking about critiques they have received regarding inclusion.

DanceBoss ,

Love this work!

It was an absolute honor being able to have a conversation with Margaret. The work she is doing alongside Dance Media is so needed. Thank you

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