Sometimes a little video comes along that manages to cheer you on a dreary Wednesday, inspire you to be better and give you all the good feels. Meet Sheila Rozann, an 88-year-old ballet teacher for … Continue reading
Rice University opens the new Moody Center for the Arts. The space includes a black box theater, performance gallery and studio classrooms.
Voguing will help any dancer sharpen her attention to detail and develop a confident performance quality. In this style, face-framing arm and hand movements are layered on top of different walks. House of Ninja founding … Continue reading
What: Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet—balcony scene pas de deux
Who: Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev
Why: Despite a 19-year age gap between them, Fonteyn and Nureyev created one of the most magical partnerships in ballet … Continue reading
Broadway Dance Center faculty member Nijawwon Matthews teaches multiple variations on this contemporary turn, so students can adjust the movement to suit their strength and flexibility. In the beginner version, the working leg stays on … Continue reading
Joffrey Ballet School’s jazz and contemporary program director Michael Blake taught this jump-and-roll combination during the first week of jazz classes at JBS to help his students discover the power of oppositional energy. “Oppositional lines … Continue reading