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How Online Videos Changed The Dance World

How Online Videos Changed The Dance World

How Online Videos Changed The Dance World At a hip-hop event in Dakar, Senegal, Onye Ozuzu, dean of the School of Fine and #Performing Arts at Columbia College Chicago, noticed a move that looked familiar. “I had just come from seeing Don Campbell at a festival in Colorado, where he was talking about locking and the way people used to point at each other,” she says. “At this b-boy battle in Dakar, I remember watching ... Read More »

And one for Mahler

And one for Mahler

And one for Mahler On this day in 1908 composer conductor Gustav Mahler made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera conducting Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwfT6X_fSqc According to Charles Henry Meltzer in The American. Punctual to the minute, at a quarter to eight, Gustav Mahler took his place at the conductor&8217;s desk. He entered the orchestra pit unheralded by the fanfare which has welcomed a less distinguished stranger at the Metropolitan. A man of medium ... Read More »

Words of Wisdom From Our Fave Dance Artists to Start the New Year

Words of Wisdom From Our Fave Dance Artists to Start the New Year

{$inline_image} Words of Wisdom From Our Fave Dance Artists to Start the New Year Happy New Year! Whether or not resolutions are your thing, I always find that a bit of wisdom from the people I admire is a great way to start the year. Here are some favorite nuggets from eight dancers, choreographers and directors who have appeared in our pages over the last year. Dancer Robert Fairchild on not being intimidated by stepping ... Read More »

Take a Step Back and Let Your Subconscious Do the Drawing

Take a Step Back and Let Your Subconscious Do the Drawing Instead of starting an #art project by developing the concept, just start drawing and leave part of your work to chance. Here’s a quick way to get started. The post Take a Step Back and Let Your Subconscious Do the Drawing appeared first on Artists Network. Source: Fine art Take a Step Back and Let Your Subconscious Do the Drawing Read More »

Let’s make the new year far from a blue year

Let’s make the new year far from a blue year

Let’s make the new year far from a blue year Happy New Year’s Eve, cher public, and be sure to return to parterre this evening at 6:25 for a discussion of the Met broadcast of Tosca. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=d87VeWx2FUc Born on this day in 1905 composer Jule Styne //www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh4Usgpavjk Born on this day in 1908 baritone Marko Rothmüller //www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdl4pxgXNoY Happy 81st birthday mezzo-soprano Eva Randová //www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eZwLO1db7o Happy 59th birthday conductor Graeme Jenkins //www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0f-CV1Zn_I Source: Music-2 Let’s make ... Read More »

Ladies in the shade

Ladies in the shade

Ladies in the shade On this day in 1954 the Harold Arlen-Truman Capote musical House of Flowers opened on Broadway.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu91wObYGBs Born on this day in 1910 composer Paul Bowles. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dWSiQK1Jeg On this day in 1927 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari‘s opera Sly premieres at LaScala. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=P67W5RNyjIw Born on this day in 1943 tenor Gösta Winbergh. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2DiZvGJ-cQ On this day in 1948 Cole Porter&8216;s Kiss Me Kate opened on Broadway. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E2GM5bB3IY Happy 65th birthday soprano June Anderson. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e5sGY5aWVE ... Read More »

The Definitive Ranking of All of Dusty Button's Craziest Turning Videos

The Definitive Ranking of All of Dusty Button's Craziest Turning Videos

The Definitive Ranking of All of Dusty Button's Craziest Turning Videos If you’ve ever scrolled through Boston Ballet principal Dusty Button’s Instagram , you’ve probably experienced the mixture of utter disbelief and total envy that comes with watching videos of her turning. She’s ridiculously aerodynamic, endlessly daring, and every time you think she’s done, she fits in another revolution. We rounded up her most mind-blowing turning videos, ranked by how far they made our jaws ... Read More »

Six Ways To Improve Your Extensions

Six Ways To Improve Your Extensions

Six Ways To Improve Your Extensions Ever find yourself lusting after that six o’clock penché, or a développé that will reach your nose? You’re not alone. The eye is naturally drawn to the end points of a movement, and, in dance, that often translates to the highest extension. But what if you’re born without extreme, Instagram-worthy lines? It’s a matter of developing a laser focus on alignment as well as strengthening and stretching with better ... Read More »

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