A Mesmerizing Pixel-Littered Performance Blends Technology and Dance

Imagine layering a world of interactive digital pixels over the athletic, poised movements of dancers—and, actually, you get this. Put together by French dance company Adrien M / Claire B, this performance uses light projection technology to create an interactive world that doesn't get in the way of dancers yet… » 12/30/14 4:30am 12/30/14 4:30am

Digital projection system puts people into the world of Tron

This is the latest dance video from Nobuyuki Hanabusa's Enra collective and you can't help but appreciate how much talent is on show here—digital and physical. Hanabusa's choreography and video experimentation combines live projection with talented performers who practice synchronisation until they get it spot on. » 5/15/14 10:30pm 5/15/14 10:30pm

The A-Z of dancing: A dance style for each letter of the alphabet

Here's an unofficial guide to the ABC's of dancing. Watch incredibly toned and tanned people more beautiful than your most beautiful friend perform different dance moves for each letter of the alphabet. Basically, all the moves you think you can do in your head but look completely foolish trying in real life. T is for… » 4/07/14 9:16pm 4/07/14 9:16pm

These Mesmerizing Photos Capture Dynamic Ballet Dancers in Midair

Ballet dancers have an uncanny ability to give gravity the finger while effortlessly doing things with their limbs that normal folks will literally *never* be able to manage. Oftentimes their maneuvers are too quick to catch with the naked eye, but Jesus Chapa-Malacara has managed a sweet way to show every step from… » 8/15/13 1:23pm 8/15/13 1:23pm

Why Dancing Is Actually a Mating Call for Humans

As George Michael showed us once upon a time, the easiest way to get other humans to mate with you is to cut up a dance floor or hide in a bush in a random public park at nightfall. And dancing, it turns out, is actually an ingrained evolutionary trait! Among early humans, the best dancers were apparently the best… » 5/28/13 3:20pm 5/28/13 3:20pm