Ballet

Eva Maze | With Ballet in My Soul

Dance Mogul: What inspired a career for you in the arts? Eva Maze: Growing up in Europe, I always liked the arts, whether it was classical music, painting or theatre. I especially…

Larissa Gerszke From Ottawa to the World

– Theik Smith Photography @theikphoto Dance Mogul: You’ve been on tour consistently for the past couple of years, can you tell us what those experiences have been like for you? Larissa Gerszke:…

Alison Stroming | Changing the Narrative for Ballerinas

Photo: @jordanmatter Dance Mogul: What inspired you to dance? Alison: I was born in Recife, Brazil and was adopted when was I was eight months old. My four siblings all danced growing…

Chantal’ Ashantè Hill | Manifesting the Spiritual Ballerina

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Chantal’: Gods divine influence inspired me to start dancing. It’s my purpose. Dancing in spirit & in truth as a Spiritual Ballerina draws me…

Yan Zhuang | Balancing Life In The States

From left, Zhuang Yan, Tian Hao and Sun Hong-Liang of “Double It,” which opened at the Baruch Performing Arts Center  Credit Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times   Dance Mogul: What has…

Go To Heaven Dance Company | Dancing For A Higher Purpose

  Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind your company?   Keilah Glover: As a young child my goal was to become a dance teacher, so my destiny was fulfilled when Go To…

Olivia Hutcherson | Fighting Back With Dance

[blockquote author=”” pull=”normal”]’I battled through Breast Cancer at the young age of 26 when I was in the prime of my career. I had just finished dancing with JLO, Madonna, and Flo…

Arch Contemporary Ballet | 2016 World Premieres

[blockquote author=” pull=”normal”]New York City’s Arch Contemporary Ballet, in its mission to launch ballet and music to an inclusive 21st century audience, presents three world premieres by Artistic Director Sheena Annalise at The Sheen Center with three…

Elite Academy of Dance |Keeping Sight Of The Bigger Picture

  Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind your studio? Lauren Mangano Callahan: Elite Academy of Dance is located in Shrewsbury MA, and we are in our 9th season of business. The inspiration…

Benjamin Briones Ballet | The Round Table

    Dance Mogul: Tell us about the purpose of your upcoming production? Benjamin Briones: Benjamin Briones Ballet is about to be 4 years in existence since we premiered as a contemporary…

Destiny Wimpye | Leaping Hurdles To Your Destiny

Photo By: Aaron Lacy Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Destiny Wimpye: I was inspired to dance after taking my first recreational class at Starbound Dance Company in Conyers, Ga. When…

Alisa Aslanova | Glorifying Ballet In Multiple Ways

[blockquote author=”” pull=”normal”]Dance Mogul Magazine Inspiring Self-Empowerment…[/blockquote]   Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Alisa: There wasn’t a specific inspiration. I just came to love ballet very much and this…

Liz LeGrande
Living A Life Defined
By Courage

Dance Mogul: What inspired you to start dancing? Liz LeGrande: My parents introduced me to dance at the age of 4 hoping I would burn off some energy. Little did they know dance would…

JoVonna Parks | Finding Stability

  Photo Credit: Jamy Hsu  Dance Mogul: What has been some of the hardships you have encountered while pursuing your dreams? JoVonna: Well, pursuing your dreams will always be hard no matter…

Khalia Campbell | Over Coming Our Fears and Doubts

Photo Credit: @JREIDPHOTO Dance Mogul: What has been some of the hardships you have encountered while pursuing your dreams? Khalia: I know what you’re probably thinking, here goes the “Colored Girl” card.…

Kamille King | NJPAC’s Emerging Choreographer

Dance Mogul: How does it feel to be able to showcase your art on NJPAC’s Emerging Choreographers platform? Kamille King: The Emerging Choreographers Program is a platform for artists to create, and…

ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET | Château

(Photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC) Dance Mogul: What is the purpose of your current production? Arch Contemporary Ballet (ACB) challenges the past and launches into the future with new pointe work, new music, and…

Press Release | March 2016 | ZEST visits Fort Lauderdale, FL

South Florida native son Gentry George, returns home from Washington Heights, NYC to present a special one-night performance titled, “The Courageous Chapel,  Abandoning Theater,” at the Broward County Main Library Theater in Fort…

ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET: WORLD PREMIERE NOV 7TH

TWELVE DANCERS AND FOUR MOVING MUSICIANS PRESENT ONE WORLD PREMIERE BY ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET ABOUT ARCH CONTEMPORARY BALLET Founded in 2013, New York City’s Arch Contemporary Ballet was established with a bold…

Dance Mogul Magazine Exclusive Interview | Sakina Ibrahim

DMM: What was the inspiration behind your book? Sakina Ibrahim: I have been teaching dance for about 10 years, while I was doing research on black youth and dance empowerment in Graduate…

Pharaohs of Memphis | DAMN Film Series

Dance Mogul Magazine had the honor of screening the latest success story of the Memphis Jookin culture thanks to the DAMN Film Series at the Theater Lab Annex on 4/27/15. Dance Mogul Magazine…

Dance Mogul Magazine | Defining Women of Grace | April 2015

File Type: Downloadable PDF File size: 11 MB Dear Readers: With the success of our 2014 magazine that focused on building self-esteem, a publication that was written to help young female dancers,…

Alternative Society | 2015 Review

Special Review Alternative Society Hosted by: Leandro Silva Location: Manhattan Bridges High School | NYC Date: 3-21-2018 Alternative Society opened with a great energy in “Segredo Da Fe.” It was a perfect indication that…

Howard University | Honors Brown Ballerinas | 2015 Review

It was an honor to witness Howard University’s event “Honoring Brown Ballerinas.” The event featured a special Q & A with ABT’s premier soloist Misty Copeland. The event was curated by Royce…

The Giving Tree | 2015 Review

Special Review The Giving Tree Hosted by: Shelly Hutchinson Location: The Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance | NYC Date: 3-28-2015 We are now in the age of purpose.  With that being said…

Moscow City Ballet’s Don Quixote | 2015

Dance Mogul: What was the inspiration behind Don Quixote? Leonid Fleishaker: Don Q is a part of a basic repertoire of any major company. This is a full story ballet that is…

Dance Mogul Magazine featuring Cecile Klaus Exclusive

Photo by: Alexandre Guys Dmm: Who and what have been your inspirations in dance and in life? Cecile: Tons of dancers would answer the same: Michael Jackson! Then music videos of the…

Suzanne Beahrs Dance

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for Rise? Suzanne Beahrs: The inspiration for RISE came from thinking about dance education. Modern dance places value on being yourself, and I love seeing…

AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE

    Dance Mogul: What can the audience expect during your anniversary year?   Amanda Selwyn: For my 15th Anniversary year, audiences can expect to see a true celebration of the signature…

Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents | World Premiere of Aidos

Dance Mogul: What can the world expect from Aidos?   Douglas Dunn: Aidos celebrates the uplifting uselessness of bodies in aestheticized motion. The subtext of the piece is that no matter how hard we…

New York Theatre Ballet presents | Cinderella

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for the series? Diana Byer: Once Upon A Ballet began many years ago as a way to introduce inner-city children to dance, music, design and…

Richard Maddock | The Keys to Dancing

Dance Mogul: When did you fall in love with music? Richard Maddock: I’ve always loved music! I started piano lessons when I was three years old and throughout my childhood and adolescence…

INTERMEZZO Dance Company presents | 2015 Season Five World Premieres

INTERMEZZO Dance Company presents 2015 Season Five World Premieres January 17-18, 2015 at Miller Theatre at Columbia University INTERMEZZO Dance Company, a ballet company founded by American Ballet Theatre soloist Craig Salstein,…

Dances Patrelle presents | The Yorkville Nutcracker

Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker December 4-7, 2014 Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 4-7, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday…