More dance writing.

By on December 30, 2012

Below is a list of trusted resources around the web where you can engage with others who are writing about dance.

Critical Response.

  • 4dancers: Mother of dance blogging, Catherine Tully’s site features event and product reviews, great resources and advice with a focus on the professional dancer
  • Arts Air: Dance critic Steve Sucato covers dance in Northeast Ohio and across the Midwest.
  • Arts & Culture Texas

  • Brooklyn Rail
  • Culture Bot
  • Culture Rover: Promiscuous Cultural Criticism from historian and Middlebury professor Michael Kramer
  • Dance/USA “From the Green Room”
  • In Dance: Periodical published by the San Francisco-based Dancers’ Group
  • Performance Response Journal: A collection of responses to dance and performance in Chicago
  • Rogue Ballerina: Chicago-based dance insider Vicki Crain dishes on news and events around the City.
  • SeeChicagoDance: Critical reviews, previews, and interviews from the Chicago-based dance advocacy organization Audience Architects
  • Sixty Inches from Center
  • Stance on Dance: National website “creating dialogue and community around dance.”
  • ThINKing DANCE: Philadelphia-based critical response.

Technique, Teaching, Training.

  • Dance Advantage: Nichelle Strzepek’s mega-blog on all the big topics.  Mainly focused toward students, teachers, and dance parents
  • Maria’s Movers: Maria Hanley teaches the littles for a living, and she is the best in the business.
  • The Healthy Dancer: Diana Dart Harris’s excellent blog about training and injury prevention
  • The Dance Training Project: Certified Personal Trainer Monika Volkmar gives her excellent perspective about the importance of cross-training and other health-related topics
  • Trig Life Services has a really nice blog that explains health and fitness topics in real language.
  • Joel Minden: Psychologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with an interest in dancers

Arts Advocacy / Policy.

  • Createquity: An arts policy think-tank exploring critical issues in the arts.

Higher Education.

  • Pedagogy Unbound: A place for college teachers to share practical strategies for today’s classrooms
  • Vitae: Network and job listings for graduate students, academics, and other professionals in and around higher education, plus a really good, really extensive blog


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