Meet the 2024 NEXT STEP Artists: Elle Macy/Dylan Wald

In this blog, you’ll learn more about PNB Principal dancers Elle Macy and Dylan Wald and their new work for NEXT STEP! NEXT STEP provides opportunity, infrastructure, and support to grow tomorrow’s choreographic talent while providing a unique performance opportunity for PNB School’s Professional Division dancers. This year, Professional Division students will perform original work from company dancers Lily Wills, Noah Martzall, Luca Anaya, Melisa Guilliams, and the co-choreographer teams of Elle Macy/Dylan Wald and Amanda Morgan/Christopher D’Ariano. Learn more about this exciting step in Elle and Dylan’s creative journey below.

What themes/concepts are you exploring in your Next Step Piece?

Dylan: Style, jazz, rhythm, quirkiness, joy

Elle: Drawing inspiration from Bob Fosse and classic jazz

What choreographers inspire you?

BOB FOSSE. Our old dance teachers from the 90s! Twyla Tharp and Jerome Robbins all come to mind.

You can see Elle and Dylan’s piece, Ain’t Misbehavin’, on Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00PM at On the Boards! Click here for more information and to buy your tickets.

Photo Credits: Elle Macy and Dylan Wald, photos © Angela Sterling.
2024-05-16T10:55:52-07:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Next Step Choreographers, Performances, Q&A with Dancers, Choreographers & Staff|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Meet the 2024 NEXT STEP Artists: Elle Macy/Dylan Wald

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