Latest Posts from the DCA Blog
The Spring/Summer 2016 DCA News has been posted in the members only section
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:50:36 +0000
Please go to the members section, , to download the new Spring/Summer issue of the DCA News. The issue has reflections on dance critic Edwin Denby, responses to the attacks in Paris and elsewhere, and more.
The Dance Critics Association (DCA) announces a Fiscal Sponsorship member benefit made possible by a new partnership between The Field and DCA
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:35:21 +0000
The Dance Critics Association (DCA) announces a Fiscal Sponsorship member benefit made possible by a new partnership between The Field and DCA The Field is partnering with the Dance Critics Association (DCA) to offer fiscal sponsorship to DCA members. As … Continue reading
AMERICAN DANCE CRITIC WANTED – Unique Travel Opportunity
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:09:53 +0000
“21st-Century Ballet” Forum in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia The organizers of the “21st-Century Ballet Forum,” in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, seek an American dance critic to participate in the events surrounding the October 5 premiere of a new production of “Swan Lake.” They are offering … Continue reading
Paul Taylor’s new vision for American modern dance
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:33:08 +0000
On Tuesday, Paul Taylor kicked off his company’s three-week 60th anniversary season, presenting a wide spectrum from decades of work, among them several masterpieces. The octogenarian keeps churning them out, with no apparent interest in slowing down. But on Thursday, … Continue reading
Your Extreme Weather Reading List: Ballet’s Invisible Women + Israel’s Dance of Deportation
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:53:52 +0000
In New York, the snow outside my window is thick like feathers and falling aggressively like bricks. In Atlanta, my brother is stranded in his apartment with a bag of pretzels and only the ingredients for a Bloody Mary (he’s … Continue reading
Philly’s thoughtful dance-writing model (p.s. We should copy it)
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:14:36 +0000
I went to Philadelphia for the first time in October. Summer was refusing to abdicate to Fall, so we drank cold beers under a surprisingly strong sun and looked up at the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. When I returned last week, … Continue reading
Dance with Interruptions: A Debate
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:11:22 +0000
There’s an important – and thrilling – conversation taking place in the New York dance community right now and if you’re not aware of it, you should be. It all started two weeks ago, on January 11, with a review … Continue reading
Choreographing War
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:41:33 +0000
The latest war film to address America’s ongoing overseas engagement is Peter Berg’s “Lone Survivor,” the story of a doomed Navy SEAL mission in Afghanistan. In something of a surprise, it topped the box office last week, becoming one of … Continue reading
Save the date! DCA Conference 2014 to be held in Philadelphia
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:36:05 +0000
The 2014 Dance Critics Association conference will be held June 12-15,  2014 in Philadelphia. We will be partnering with and hosted by the Pennsylvania Ballet during their 50th anniversary season. The conference will discuss the history of ballet in Philadelphia and many other … Continue reading
Reflections on the Dance Critics Assoc. / World Dance Alliance 2013 Conference
Sat, 24 Aug 2013 14:52:18 +0000
On August 29, 2013, the World Dance Alliance – Americas (WDA-A) opened its annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. A few days later, on August 1, the Dance Critics Association joined the party, kicking off its own annual gathering, in … Continue reading