Toronto dance theater offers tribute performance to founder, perseverance and strength in Black community

Toronto dance theater offers tribute performance to founder, perseverance and strength in Black community

Iconic American choreographer Alvin Ailey founded his now world-travelled dance company in 1958. It was a turbulent period in his nation’s history. African-Americans were waging a long, hard campaign for civil rights. In celebrating the Black experience through dance, Ailey offered an affirmation of his community’s rightful place in American society and a powerful beacon […]

Rapper 2 Milly on why he’s suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves

Rapper 2 Milly on why he’s suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves

Rapper 2 Milly’s lawsuit against the makers of the wildly popular video game Fortnite is raising questions about whether unique choreography can be copyrighted. The New York-based hip-hop artist, whose real name is Terrence Ferguson, is claiming Epic Games ripped off a signature dance move popularized in 2015 called “Milly Rock” and renamed it “Swipe it.” “If you have […]

Virtue, Moir trail after short dance at Grand Prix Final

Virtue, Moir trail after short dance at Grand Prix Final

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are in the unfamiliar territory at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan. Rather than leading the pack following Thursday’s short dance competition, the duo are in second place heading into Friday’s free dance. French skaters Gabriella Papdakis and Guillaume Cizeron are in first place with a score […]