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How Kate Ladenheim's New Video Series Tackles Women's Internalized Misogyny

How Kate Ladenheim's New Video Series Tackles Women's Internalized Misogyny

{$inline_image} How Kate Ladenheim's New Video Series Tackles Women&039;s Internalized Misogyny It’s a standalone dance film series, a nuanced examination of contemporary feminism and an evocative teaser trailer for an upcoming performance—it wouldn’t be a project by Kate Ladenheim , artistic director of The People Movers and one of our “25 to Watch,” if it wasn’t daringly ambitious. Glass is the multi-hyphenate’s latest creation, a four-pronged project about women living under glass ceilings that, in ... Read More »

What It Takes to Make It As A Commercial Dancer

What It Takes to Make It As A Commercial Dancer

What It Takes to Make It As A Commercial Dancer The commercial dance world is full of exciting opportunities for dancers: music videos, Broadway shows, international concert tours. But how do dancers develop the skill set needed to survive in such a fast-paced industry? College is one option, and a few programs focus specifically on commercial dance. Here’s how Studio School, Los Angeles and Pace University prepare students for a demanding career: 1. Versatility Photo ... Read More »

BASTA: Significant mother

BASTA: Significant mother

BASTA: Significant mother At last, Jesús Halévy had found the right size. The small ecru sweater was buried beneath a stack of extra-larges at the Macy’s on Herald Square; he’d nearly given up hope that he would ever find something fitted enough for his planned trip to London.  His mother was in the city that weekend visiting from Sarasota, Jesus’ hometown. Macy’s was her idea. Silently watching her son sort through the mess of garments ... Read More »

6 Rules for Following Up After an Audition

6 Rules for Following Up After an Audition

6 Rules for Following Up After an Audition If you made it through several cuts but didn’t land a contract, you’re probably wondering what went wrong. It’s perfectly acceptable to ask for feedback—if you go about it the right way. Here’s how company and casting directors want to hear from you so you’ll be remembered for your dancing (not for nagging). DON’T Follow Up Prematurely If you get cut in the first round, it’s not ... Read More »

What Wendy's Watching: Wayne McGregor's Genome-Inspired Autobiography

What Wendy's Watching: Wayne McGregor's Genome-Inspired Autobiography

What Wendy's Watching: Wayne McGregor&039;s Genome-Inspired Autobiography Wayne McGregor is known for his extreme partnering—limbs pushed, pulled and flung in all directions. While his choreography may seem wild and crazy, he’s very thoughtful about the creative process. In our 2013 cover story, he talked about understanding your individual filters as choreographic thinking tools. In his current work, Auto bio graphy, he applies a scientific filter: using his own genome sequencing as a score for the ... Read More »

To live through the music onstage

To live through the music onstage

To live through the music onstage Happy 83rd birthday soprano Mirella Freni.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTagFD_pkNo Also born on this day:  contralto Marian Anderson in 1899… //www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWKfWzo_gfA … soprano Lotte Lehmann in 1888&8230; //www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-gqga1Uoqk … and actress and activist Elizabeth Taylor in 1932. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Kdioqmnckc Source: Music-2 To live through the music onstage Read More »

Painting Format vs. Subject: Which Comes First?

Painting Format vs. Subject: Which Comes First? Learn how to match your format to your subject or your subject to your format. Either way, Jean Grastorf will teach you the steps to take toward your best painting yet. The post Painting Format vs. Subject: Which Comes First? appeared first on Artists Network. Source: Fine #art Painting Format vs. Subject: Which Comes First? Read More »

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