Nancy Bielski's advanced intermediate professional class at Steps on Broadway is a favorite for many professional dancers. She even teaches company class at ABT on Saturdays. Here, she offers advice on mastering the tricky grand rond de jambe with a promenade in the center.
Teachers share the philosophies and materials that make them successful in their careers and classes.
You wouldn’t think it from looking at her resumé, but “So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer Tessandra Chavez struggled for her … Continue reading →
Here’s something sure to keep your winter blues at bay: What if your high school turned into an episode of “Glee” for a day? At A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, Texas, … Continue reading →
The New York City dance community has been watching our cover story unfold since late 2013, when the beloved Dance New Amsterdam studio lost its space in Lower Manhattan. What could easily have ended in … Continue reading →
Music for contemporary jazz
As a top-four finalist on Season 6 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” Ellenore Scott earned viewers’ votes by dancing like herself. While many of the other contestants knew each other … Continue reading →
Move over, Justin Peck. This month, 24-year-old Myles Thatcher, corps member of San Francisco Ballet, joins the ever-growing ranks of ballet choreographer wunderkinds like New York City Ballet’s Peck, 27, and The Royal Ballet’s Liam … Continue reading →
Music for modern and contemporary dance
When he creates work on the Philadelphia-based Koresh Dance Company, director Ronen Koresh doesn’t prepare much ahead of time. Instead, he comes to rehearsal with an idea or image in … Continue reading →