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Peter Brandenhoff Teaches A Bournonville Grand Jeté

August 2, 2016 by

Peter Brandenhoff is on faculty at Ballet Arts and The Ailey School, where he teaches the technique of 19th-century Danish choreographer August Bournonville. Here, he teaches the Bournonville grand jeté, a signature step in the … Continue reading

May 2015

April 29, 2015 by

The Innovators
by Karen Hildebrand
On Thin Ice
Jody Sperling calls attention to the impact of climate change.
You Could Be YouTube Famous
Three choreographers use video-sharing sites to go viral.
Plus: Yes, Emily: Studio owner and Facebook sage

Alberto Del Saz
How … Continue reading

April 2015

March 31, 2015 by

It’s Never Too Late
by Karen Hildebrand
Jared Grimes
How I teach tap

Reigniting a Passion
Lisa Mara gives nonprofessional adult dancers a place to perform.
Mystic India
A major touring production with a Bollywood focus
Costumes for tots who love the … Continue reading

March 2015

February 28, 2015 by

A New Breed
by Karen Hildebrand
On Top of the World
How Nick DeMoura became one of the most sought-after choreographers in Hollywood
Nurturing the Gift
Training the new breed of hypertalented young dancers
Blossom Leilani Crawford
How I teach … Continue reading

February 2015

January 29, 2015 by

The Career Issue
by Karen Hildebrand
Making Space for Dance
Gina Gibney’s visionary expansion in New York City
That’s What Friends Are For
Two studio owners who forgot they were competitors
Heather Rigg
How I teach commercial jazz
Cool Kicks: Footwear for … Continue reading

January 2015

December 29, 2014 by

Jump Start
by Karen Hildebrand
Nancy Bielski
How I Teach Ballet to the Pros
Carrying the Torch
Two teachers who embody the spirit of David Howard
Dance Whisperers
Five dance teachers with superpowers
A spectacular array of tutus
Face to Face
A Conversation with Ailey’s … Continue reading