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School of Alberta Ballet Adds Contemporary Program

August 28, 2015 by

The School of Alberta Ballet in Canada launches a contemporary dance program this September, for professional division students in grades 11 and 12. Graham McKelvie joins the school as program head. McKelvie trained at Canada’s … Continue reading

InterPlay Tools for Educators Workshops at Gibney Dance Center

August 27, 2015 by

Dance educator Diane Smagatz-Rawlinson will facilitate two workshops at Gibney Dance Center in New York City, in September to train teachers in the improvisational movement practice and philosophy known as InterPlay.
Created in 1989 by San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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Pliable Power

August 1, 2015 by

Ways to shift your stretching routine from passive to dynamic

If you are like your students, you get in at least a few stretches before class. Perhaps you prop your foot on the barre and stretch … Continue reading

Jamie Rae Walker

August 1, 2015 by

Music for modern
For classically trained dancers, learning to move from the inside out can be a disorienting experience. Jamie Rae Walker, who began her career with Miami City Ballet but has danced with Paul Taylor’s … Continue reading

A Conversation with Choreographer Sean Dorsey

August 1, 2015 by

Plenty of choreographers will argue that finding an audience for dance can be a Herculean task. San Francisco–based choreographer Sean Dorsey has what most would consider an added obstacle: He’s transgender, and the dance-theater work … Continue reading

The Art of Giving Back

August 1, 2015 by

There’s something very special about an artist who takes time out of her very crowded professional life to give back to her community. We got to witness an example of this when Camille A. Brown’s … Continue reading