Article Archive for March 2011
1. How did Frankie Manning transform Lindy hop?
2. What was the name of the Harlem ballroom that housed Lindy hop?
3. Though Manning staged many of the dances his group performed, who’s name identified their troupes?
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Tony may tango with the stars, but he’s got his feet firmly on the ground.
There have been many pinnacle moments in ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani’s career—an Emmy nomination for “Dancing with the Stars,” working on … Continue reading
Without her, there would be no tradition of ballet in this country,” reflected Kenneth MacMillan at Ninette de Valois’ 90th birthday in 1988. This diminutive but feisty lady, who died in 2001 at 102, devoted … Continue reading
Lula Washington Dance Theatre wastes no time moving from one international adventure to the next. In December 2010, the Los Angeles–based modern dance company returned from a one-month stint touring rural Russia and almost immediately … Continue reading
Dance Units for Middle School
by Judi Fey
Human Kinetics, 2011
In a nutshell: A complete curriculum for teaching dance in middle school
Though especially designed for teachers with little to no dance training, this book, DVD and CD … Continue reading