Dana Foglia models her work ethic in a three-month mentorship program for aspiring professionals.
She has shimmied in stilettos with Rihanna, choreographed for J. Lo, danced with Janet Jackson and toured the world with Beyoncé. Yet … Continue reading
Ballet may never be the first love of your competition dancers, but they can learn to like it.
At Westchester Dance Academy in Mt. Kisco, New York, lyrical class starts with a warm-up in center. … Continue reading
The Douglas Watt Family Fund for the Performing Arts is helping disabled children learn.
One afternoon, as dance therapist Jessica Zippin led a small group of children in a playful jumping exercise, a 6-year-old named Ashley … Continue reading
How I teach contemporary
Wes Veldink draws the shades and switches off the fluorescent lights to create a mood of contemplation during the warm-up of his intermediate/advanced contemporary class at Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan. As … Continue reading
Ten educators and choreographers speak on preserving classic modern dance traditions.
While the field of dance grows broader and more eclectic by the day, classic modern dance technique increasingly takes a backseat. It’s not uncommon for … Continue reading