A Swing Styles Lexicon

Want to check out some awesome dance vocabulary of the branch of body knowledge we know as SWING? Here are a few dance terms in the language inventory, styles and steps that have evolved and grown over the years but will never fade!   via GIPHY Savoy Swing: a style of Swing popular in the […]

Dancetime Publications’ Newest Film Release: Where We Danced & 3 Reasons Why You Should Check It Out

This winter, we are releasing our latest film, Where We Danced, directed by Brian “Lucky” Skillen and produced by 1881 Films. The project was originally released by the production company in 2011 and and Dancetime Publications has joined in on distributing the film, the first in its trilogy! Ahh, American Social Dance. Ever heard of […]

In the Studio with Yauri: 3 Pieces of Advice from Dance Scholar & Professor of Dance Elizabeth McPherson

Sometimes when you get a good content idea, you just know it. This month, I sought out to interview movers and shakers in the field of dance who are by all means, living dance. Art and culture have their way of being one, and perhaps only a handful can easily speak this language through the […]

In the Studio with Yauri: Andrew Nemr, Co-Founder of The Tap Legacy Foundation & Narrator of our film, “Tap Dance History: From Vaudeville to Film”

In our second In the Studio with Yauri installment, I had an opportunity to sit down with Andrew Nemr, tap dance artist and one of the researchers and the narrator for our film Tap Dance History: From Vaudeville to Film which debuted in the month of June as one of our first streaming options on our Dancetime Publications’ site.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 4 Vital Elements for Reconstructing Right

Earlier in the year, just after I stepped on as Head of Product here at Dancetime Publications, I wrote a piece on dance archiving and touched a little bit on dance reconstruction in, Dancers and Dance Historians: 4 Clear Cut Ways to Help You Keep Dance Alive. I thought it would be cool to put […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Ballet Influence on Social Media

In our day and age, just about everyone has a social media account. Or two. Or three or more. For many of us, platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc… came of age during our adulthood. For others, these platforms were born not long after we were. Regardless, most of us use social media to […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] What’s in your dance bag?

Basic Essentials Every Dancer Needs for a Summer Dance Intensive! I love myself a good intensive. This summer is my fourth summer living outside of New York City after living in the Big Apple for 14 years. With the exception of some summers spent in Italy and Spain dancing and studying abroad, a summer back […]

PREVIEW: Tap Dance History – From Vaudeville to Film

As we recently announced, we have launched streaming on the Dancetime Publications site! Our first streamable film Tap Dance History: from Vaudeville to Film, can be previewed and purchased for streaming access in the below video. To read more about the film and get a behind the scenes look, check out our following links! WHAT […]

INTRODUCING: Dancetime Publications’ June 2016 On-Demand Films!

As the new Head of Product at Dancetime Publications, I am happy to announce the launching of our streaming platform on the Dancetime Publications website! Over the next several months, we will be launching an Video On Demand experience for our customers. Each month we will share articles, videos, photos and other content about and […]

What Is: The New Dance Group Gala Historical Concert – Retrospective 1930s – 1970s

This mid-20th century period of dance, while not so long ago, produced many fascinating and artistically significant dances worthy of meticulous preservation. Members of the New Dance Group were idealistic artistic innovators that aimed to make dance a viable statement about the social injustices of the world. This film presents some of the most influential […]