dance

Happendance photo
Kevin Fowler

The DANCE Lansing project is currently underway. We speak with the artistic director and a guest choreographer who has combined her experiences as a Michigan migrant worker to craft a dance coming to MSU’s Pasant Theater.


Brianna Renfrew as CBT’s Cinderella photo
Courtesy photo / Children’s Ballet Theater of Michigan

Get your slippers ready! "Cinderella" leaps onto the stage with the Children’s Ballet Theater of Michigan. We speak with the Okemos High School senior filling those shoes this weekend.


Happendance photo
Courtesy photo / Dave Matchette

We speak with members of the Happendance Company of Okemos ahead of a performance this weekend and learn about translating the experience of PTSD into dance.


Gregory George photo
Jamie Paisley / WKAR

The Children’s Ballet Theater of Michigan is celebrating their 35th anniversary this year of productions here in Mid-Michigan. We speak with Artistic Director and choreographer Gregory George ahead of their annual performance of Tchaikovsky’s beloved "Nutcracker," which leaps onto the Wharton Center stage this weekend.


Twyla Tharp Dance photo
Ruven Afanador / Twyla Tharp Dance

Current State talks with dance legend Twyla Tharp ahead of her 50th anniversary tour coming to the Wharton Center tonight.


David Bazemore

If you’re a public radio fan, chances are you know and love Ira Glass, host of the popular weekly show and podcast "This American Life". The show started at WBEZ in Chicago in 1995, and in the 20 years since has become one of the world’s most popular public radio programs. It’s even made its way into pop culture, showing up on tv shows like "Saturday Night Live", "30 Rock", and "Orange is the New Black".

Old Town's Spiral features the Full Monty

Nov 15, 2013
http://www.spiraldancebar.com/

For years, at least two Lansing establishments have offered their patrons a very specialized service:  the chance to watch naked people dance.  Last weekend, the city picked up another.