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December 2014
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12 Ways to Honor Yourself
by Karen Hildebrand

Why I Teach
Performers on what they bring to the role of teacher

Expanding the Community
California Institute for the Arts offers the first massive…

December 2014
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Martha Chapman Teaches Ballet for Every Body

Martha Chapman, a former dancer with the New York City Opera Ballet, understands the importance of proper alignment for each individual's body. In her Advanced Beginner Ballet class at Steps on Broadway, she emphasizes making ballet fit every body. Here, she teaches an attitude exercise at the barre.

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For the Love of Tutus      

December 18, 2014 by

Sara Bacon started making costumes when her daughter was a dancer. Soon, tutu construction became Bacon’s full-time job. In this new video from LA Weekly, she explains how she works with clients—mostly Youth America Grand Prix dancers—who … Continue reading

Honors and Awards

December 17, 2014 by

The Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation honors former American Ballet Theatre principal Cynthia Gregory as the 63rd winner of
the Capezio Dance Award. The leggy ballerina (six feet tall on pointe and nicknamed “The Body” during … Continue reading

In the Magazine »

Jacob Jonas

December 1, 2014 by

Music for cross-genre movement
For In a Room on Broad St., Jacob Jonas mixed contemporary ballet and pedestrian movement with break-dancing and circus skills. Dancers perform flips and head spins, and in one gasp-inducing moment, Jonas … Continue reading

A Conversation with Septime Webre of The Washington Ballet

December 1, 2014 by

Before he choreographed sweeping narrative ballets like The Great Gatsby and The Sun Also Rises as artistic director of The Washington Ballet, before he directed New Jersey’s American Repertory Ballet for six years, even before … Continue reading

12 Ways to Honor Yourself

December 1, 2014 by
12 Ways to Honor Yourself

Whether you’re immersed in your annual Nutcracker, holiday showcase or family holiday plans, I hope you’re taking some time over the season to honor yourself. We know how hard you work, so we’ve dreamed up … Continue reading

Takehiro Ueyama

November 1, 2014 by

Music for contemporary

Takehiro Ueyama’s path to becoming a choreographer is a perfect example of how sometimes the art chooses you. Growing up in Japan, he originally wanted to become a professional baseball player. After an … Continue reading