Wanna be a Ballet Boyz?

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Have you ever lusted after the idea of actually being a Ballet Boyz Dancer as opposed to dating one that like so many guys dream about?  Well now’s your chance.  This cutting edge and critically acclaimed contemporary dance company that is full of remarkably talented (and handsome) men are having a training course where you can … Continue reading

S.F. Sean Dorsey’s Boys Bite Back

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  Next week award-winning trans choreographer/dancer Sean Dorsey presents BOYS BITE BACK an evening of powerful performance on navigating queer & trans masculinities – featuring new works by his Company Sean Dorsey Dance with two guest artists.  The Singing Bois are a queer retro quartet – part boy band, part Rat Pack, they twist gender expectations with musical precision; guest performer Amir … Continue reading

Queer choreographer & dancer Pioneer Winter talks to queerguru

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Pioneer Winter is an extraordinary young man. This Miami born and bred queer choreographer and artist is a powerhouse of energy and passion who seems to succeed at anything and everything he sets his mind on which usually  is all about pushing the envelope as far as he can.

He founded his own Company the Pioneer Winter Collective in order to create dance pieces that that fully embrace his particular  narrative that includes dancers and performers of all shapes and sizes, every gender and sexuality. His most recent work Gimp Gait, which stuns one into a very respectful silence, is a duo danced with Marjorie who is normally confined to a wheelchair.

Pioneer is also an activist who started LEAP : Leaders of Equality through Arts and Performance whose programs support and provides opportunities for LGBTQ youth. And if that is not enough he is also the Director of the Tigertail Screen Dance Festival too.  Pinning him down for an interview was no easy task, but we are so pleased we did, and take a look at why.

Filmed at O Cinema Wynwood for P.T.V. by Douglas C. Lance of Fotonoggin.com

Restless Creature : Wendy Whelan

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The sheer power of documentary is nowhere more apparent than in this excellent affectionate profile of the end of the remarkable career of Wendy Whelan on the eve of her retirement from the NY City Ballet after an unprecedented 30 years with the Company. For non-balletomanes and non-Americans whose education never included the opportunity to … Continue reading

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