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Performance Planner: Heroes and Legends

May 2, 2011 by

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your next dance recital!
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They may fly through the air like Batman, have smooth moves like Michael Jackson or be a … Continue reading

Performance Planner: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

December 10, 2010 by

Pop–Slide–Groove–Lunge! Get ready, here comes the King of Pop! Lisa Pillow, director of Lisa’s Dance Spot in Austell, Georgia, created a tribute to Michael Jackson for the studio’s 2010 recital. To mark the one-year anniversary … Continue reading

Push Factor Co. Class

March 22, 2010 by

The familiar pain the day after a strenuous dance class is both rewarding and fatiguing, but a fulfilling class is always worth the after-effects. Jacqui Young, director of Push Factor, taught a company class, which … Continue reading

Review: Keigwin + Company’s “elements” Makes a Splash

March 22, 2010 by

Keigwin + Company’s performance of "elements" at New York City's Joyce Theater last week turned a timeworn theme into a theatrical fusion of nature’s ingredients. Each one of the … Continue reading

One Choreographer, 1500 Criminal Lives Changed

March 22, 2010 by

Cebu Detention and Rehabilitation Center in the Philippines, once considered the most dangerous prison on the island, is now an inspiration to institutions–and dance teachers–around the world.
Overseer Byron Garcia, who had no previous prison … Continue reading

Miracles on Your Lunch Break

March 22, 2010 by

On a recent weekday, in the midst of the New York City lunch-hour bustle, The DOORKNOB COMPANY created a small miracle in Bowling Green, a park in Lower Manhattan. Dancers turned heads as they playfully … Continue reading