Article Archive for March 2010

Guest Blog: Raymond Lukens’ Tips for Planning Ahead

March 22, 2010 by

One of the topics we have been discussing is the importance of planning the combinations in advance before you walk into the studio. Raymond Lukens, artistic associate of the American Ballet Theatre/New York University ballet … Continue reading

The Other Morphoses Performance

March 22, 2010 by

“The floor is melting,” Christopher Wheeldon told the audience at 5p.m. on Sunday as he decided to cut the afternoon performance short. Held in the East River Park in Manhattan, this was Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company’s … Continue reading

Strong Young Women Set to Graduate

March 22, 2010 by

     Over the weekend I attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts’ (in Manhattan) Graduation Dance Concert 2009. Every dancer displayed a high level of technical proficiency matched by great … Continue reading

NYPL Exhibition Celebrates the Anniversary of the Ballets Russes

March 22, 2010 by

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Diaghilev's famous Ballets Russes. Ever wonder about the personal thoughts of Sergei Diaghilev or Vaslav Nijinsky, or how such classics as Les Sylphides and Prodigal Son were … Continue reading

Cygnets at the Top of the Rock

March 22, 2010 by

In a narrow hallway between the uptown and downtown observation decks of New York City’s Rockefeller Center, two dancers from ABT II performed the white and black swan variations on a slick tile floor in … Continue reading

Welcome To The New Website!

March 22, 2010 by

The DT editors are thrilled to welcome you to our new and improved website. You'll find articles on teaching, health, business and style, as well as bite-sized tools and tips to offer inspiration and help … Continue reading