Pavlova vs. Lil’ Buck

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the jook dancer Lil’ Buck, especially now that he’s seemingly everywhere in the media. His most recent appearance on the Colbert Report only added to his ever-expanding fan base. Inspired by the popularity of Lil’ Buck, Sally Sommer wrote an article in …

Disco Tribute

As promised, not everything in this blog is going to be all highbrow. Sometimes I just pick things that make me smile. This music video for the song “Since I Left You” by the Australian music group The Avalanches won “Best Music Video” at the MTV Europe Music Awards in …

Dance Meets Hobbit Technology

I discovered this extraordinary film when it was featured as a Staff Pick on Vimeo. This work was created by The DMC …

Kids in the “Bizness”

While not a dance video per se, this music video for the song “Bizness” from the group tUnE-yArDs has some great dance …

Human Fountain

In this clip, the dancers of choreographer Elizabeth Streb’s Extreme Action dance company simulate the motion of a water fountain by hurling …

Petite Mort, Part 2

Here’s Part 2 of Petite Mort, choreographed by Jiri Kylian and danced by the Nederlands Dans Theater. This excerpt includes some truly …

Petite Mort, Part 1

Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort is one of my all-time favorite contemporary ballets. Kylian is globally renowned and has a huge following amongst …

Kick-Off Post

Let’s have some fun! You don’t have to be a dance junkie to admire Francis and the Lights (also known as Francis …