Recent Conservatory graduate Shelbie Rassler (B.M. '20, composition) talks to Billboard about the technological intricacies of creating “What the World Needs Now” for Virtual Orchestra, which was a viral sensation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The brand-new, three-week Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commercial Dance Intensive aims to provide dancers with the confidence and expertise they need to thrive in an ever-competitive dance field where versatility is key. Aimed at dancers ages 15-22, the intensive emphasizes industry-specific skills—from urban dance to singing to hip hop to acting for the camera.
Thinking about studying theater in college? Find out where the cast and creative team of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill, including Conservatory alumni John Cardoza (B.F.A. '16, musical theater) and Ebony Williams (B.F.A. '05, contemporary dance), studied before making it to Broadway.
Alum Demetrius Burns (B.F.A. '17, contemporary dance) recently performed as a part of a tribute to the late modern-dance trailblazer, Donald McKayle. Burns performed McKayle’s “Songs of the Disinherited” with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company.
Conservatory Dean of Dance, Tommy Neblett, shares why every dancer should try choreography. Now more than ever, the field demands that dancers perform at the highest level and collaborate with choreographers to bring their artistic visions to life.