Dance

  • Moving Tribute

    The day after Sean Dorsey’s very first dance at dance school, the school’s director “informed me that my work, quote, ‘made people very uncomfortable.’” This,...

  • Athletic Aesthetic

    Ask Moses Pendleton about his dance company Momix’s next show in D.C. and he’ll give you a perfectly lucid description — and then crack wise....

  • Stepping Out

    “I can’t think of many dance concerts that I’ve seen where it’s been two black men dancing a story that was LGBT,” says Shawn Short,...

  • Anglophilic

    ''All three of these choreographers are at the top of their game,'' Septime Webre says, referring to Trey McIntyre, Christopher Bruce and Christopher Wheeldon. As...

  • Unexpected Moves

    ''I started taking dance because I used to imitate Michael Jackson,'' says Robert Battle, who recalls playing piano and singing as a child growing up...

  • Rousseve's Reality

    As a child growing up in Houston, David Rousseve had dreams of being a Broadway triple-threat performer -- singer, dancer and actor. Surprisingly, that was...

  • French Toast

    On the surface you might not expect a collaboration between the InSeries's Carla Hubner -- originally from Chile -- and the Washington Ballet's Septime Webre...

  • District of Dance

    ''Our intent,'' says Carla Perlo of Dance Place, ''is to shed light on the fact that yes, we have world-class companies that have chosen to...

  • Beefed-Up Ballet

    {Giselle (Photo by Steve Vaccariello)} ''Men in tights.'' Septime Webre laughs after he says that, the first thing that springs to mind when asked what's...

  • Homecoming Dance

    {Return #1 (Photo by Matthew Murphy)} ''My older sister was so clumsy,'' Jenelle Figgins says. ''I guess my mother assumed that she'd be able to...