Our headline roundup includes the Broadway-bound “La La Land” musical, dance highlights of the Grammy Awards, and ballerina baby news. In-person auditions have returned, but the pandemic has permanently changed the audition landscape—for better and for worse.
A transcript of this episode is available here: thedanceedit.com/transcript-episode-145
Links referenced in/relevant to episode 145:
-Guardian/AFP story on the Iranian couple sentenced to jail for dancing: theguardian.com/world/2023/jan/31/iranian-couple-filmed-dancing-in-tehran-are-jailed-for-10-years
-Pointe profile of Iranian American dancer and activist Tara Ghassemieh: pointemagazine.com/tara-ghassemieh
-Pointe piece on Prix de Lausanne winners: pointemagazine.com/prix-de-lausanne-winners-2023
-Dance Magazine feature on how the pandemic has changed auditions: dancemagazine.com/has-the-pandemic-changed-auditions-forever
-Dance Magazine piece on how dancers are finding jobs online: dancemagazine.com/how-to-use-job-boards-and-social-media-to-find-work