Book Excerpt: The Fascinating Tale of ‘Feuding Fan Dancers’

When Leslie Zemeckis was making her feature documentary Behind the Burly Q, she met someone with a story that seemed to go beyond the burlesque history she was making. Her interview subject was the son of Sally Rand, the New York showgirl who became the sensation of the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago. She claimed […]

Canadian ice dancers Weaver, Poje win gold at Autumn Classic

Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje won the gold medal in ice dance behind a new program on Saturday at the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition. The Canadian world championship bronze medallists from Waterloo, Ont., unveiled an emotional new free dance to a piece from the Quebec rock opera Starmania. It was also a […]

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2017: The worst celebrity dancers EVER

Ann Widdecombe Arguably the most famous and entertaining of Strictly’s hapless stars, former Tory MP Ann, 70, was partnered with the one and only Anton du Beke, 51, back in 2010. Her inability to string together any identifiable dance steps didn’t stop her winning over the hearts of the nation and making it all the […]

Intimate Photos of Ballet Dancers in the Studio and Streets

San Francisco-based photographer Zachariah Epperson, whose work we discovered on Design You Trust, takes portraits of ballet dancers, but they’re not just your typical pretty studio shots. Epperson follows the dancers into the streets and beyond, capturing the lifestyle of ballet and the dancer’s body as it relates to nature, architecture, and more. We also […]

Britain’s Got Talent: Simon Cowell PROMISES to pay for MerseyGirls dancer’s £80K surgery

The Britain’s Got Talent head-honcho promised to donate the £78,000 bill for 15-year-old dancer Julia Carlile, who suffers from scoliosis and needs to travel to the US to correct a curve in her spine.  The teen fronts dance troupe MerseyGirls, who sailed though to the semi-finals after receiving Alesha Dixon’s golden buzzer.  MerseyGirls, previously named […]