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The Philadelphia stories

The Philadelphia stories

The Philadelphia stories “Force-of-nature” recitalist Karen Slack. Each of two vocal recitals at the Curtis Institute paired a distinguished alum with a promising senior student. Curtis in Concert #1: Rachel Sterrenberg and Sophia Hunt, sopranos; Grant Loehnig, pianist This recital, subtitled “The Heart of a Woman,” imaginatively brought together songs and duets by female composers across a huge historical and stylistic range, with a thematic focus on women and relationships. The two performers are good ... Read More »

SEPTEMBER 2019 CLASSIFIEDS

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7 Tough-Love Lessons from the Legendary Irina Kolpakova

7 Tough-Love Lessons from the Legendary Irina Kolpakova

#7 Tough-Love Lessons from the Legendary Irina Kolpakova Being coached by a treasure like former Kirov prima Irina Kolpakova is an experience most dancers only dream of. But company members at American Ballet Theatre have been the lucky beneficiaries of her wisdom since 1990. Thanks to Instagram, where pros like Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside share snippets of their sessions with Kolpakova, any ballet lover can be a fly on the wall during rehearsals with ... Read More »

The Music That Keeps Emma Portner Inspired—And How She Really Feels About That Justin Bieber Collab

The Music That Keeps Emma Portner Inspired—And How She Really Feels About That Justin Bieber Collab

The Music That Keeps Emma Portner Inspired—And How She Really Feels About That Justin Bieber Collab As anyone who follows her on Instagram knows, when Emma Portner isn’t working on high-profile projects—like Netflix’s “Umbrella Academy” and a collaboration with Vogue and Saks—she’s in the studio, dancing to a wide array of music that the word “eclectic” doesn’t even begin to capture. She describes her taste as: “Audio-theater meets spoken word meets lo-fi meets classical. I ... 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 »

Get Booked: 4 Tips on Using Instagram to Land More Jobs

Get Booked: 4 Tips on Using Instagram to Land More Jobs

Get Booked: #4 Tips on Using Instagram to Land More Jobs Anyone can see that online influence can change how the average Joe or Jill is perceived. In dance, social media has helped boost familiar faces like Misty Copeland and Eric Underwood, who have both gotten athletic ad campaigns, book deals and endorsements. Having a clear Instagram presence can help dancers create additional job opportunities within the entertainment industry. Check out these tips from four ... Read More »

A Painter’s Hat Trick for Perspective–Plus One

A Painter’s Hat Trick for Perspective–Plus One

Painting with Perspective | Techniques Used to Accentuate Depth It’s always good to know a guru. In my life, I have a guru for music (my friend Farrah, who keeps me posted on the latest tunes), a guru for house “stuff” (the dad), and even a guru for Mexican food (gurus can be very niche). Richard McKinley and Johannes Vloothuis are definitely two gurus for us artists. Here, McKinley qualifies for the status by showing ... Read More »

10 Ways to Tell You Are a Pastel Artist

Pastel Quiz: How to Spot the Artist Pastel artists love color, love texture, and love creating! Time in the studio is the most satisfying part of any day and #art-making means setting our inner visions free! Take our pastel quiz and see what kind of pastel artist you are! There are quite a few clues that make it easy to spot a pastel artist if you know what to look for. Here are 10 ways ... Read More »

Can’t Draw? Take Your First Steps Right Now!

Beginner Drawings: Your Pencil, Your Paper & Your Stance Learning how to draw, beginners? It is as simple as popping open your sketchbook to the first page and getting started with learning how to hold your pencil, how to position your paper, how to stand, and discovering things to draw for beginners. #1. Beginner Drawings — Your pencil grip. Gripping your pencil for writing allows you to create tight, controlled marks, ideal for when you ... Read More »

Technique Tuesdays: Mixed-Media Faces Made Easy

Creating mixed-media faces is fun and inspiring, and portraits add so much to #art journal pages, collages–even stitched projects. But rendering a face can be daunting&8211;how to make features look realistic? What’s the best way to play with proportion and positioning? These 10 artist&8217;s tips and techniques are designed to help you get started creating faces, or refine your skills. With a little practice, you&8217;ll be making faces come to life in no time. The ... Read More »

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