witnessing the energy and activism of brazil's underground dance-music scene
At Dark Mofo some of São Paulo’s most defiant musicians showed that community can be global — and achieved through partying.
listen to this genre-bending acid house hip-hop electro mix
Ahead of playing at Belfast’s AVA Festival, Irish DJ Sally C has whipped us up a mind-melting trip of a playlist. You’re welcome!
oleg ivenko: the dancer telling the story of ballet’s first pop icon
The Ukrainian professional dancer and first-time actor discusses his role as Rudolf Nureyev: the Soviet ballet sensation who controversially defected to Paris during the Cold War.
sofia boutella says gaspar noé’s ‘climax’ will make you feel something
The French-Algerian actress shares what it was like making the LSD-laced dance-horror with one of film’s most divisive directors.
parris goebel is democratising dance
A fave of Rihanna, Kanye and Justin Bieber, the self-taught choreographer is now working with Nike to discover a new generation of talent.
james whiteside defies the heteronormative world of ballet
i-D talks to the ballet superstar about his psychosexual dance play, and his Dairy Queens drag persona Ühu Betch.
a wellness guide that won’t make you feel bad about yourself
Meet five wellness-focused creatives that want to change your perception of modern wellness.
Shannon May Powell
inside the viral world of afrobeats dance routines
In one week a video of a dancer called Prinny doing a routine to Drogba had been ripped and re-posted thousands of times, and racked up over 15 million views on one Facebook video alone.
gussy is the physically enthralling performer making music from melodrama
“I think it’s okay to talk about how you’re feeling if that will make you feel better.”
slé and the odyssey of australia’s vogueing scene
House of Slé's Bhenji Ra on family, the power of dance and Sissy Ball: the Sydney event uniting the world's voguing community.
woman srsly is the new dance platform challenging gender bias within the performing arts
For too long female dancers and choreographers have been denied agency over their own bodies, overlooked in favour of their male counterparts. British dancer and choreographer Grace Nicol founded a collective to challenge this.
wayne mcgregor is contemporary dance’s most revered renegade
A ballet with a score by Jamie XX? That's choreographer Wayne Mcgregor for you.