Teaching

Dancing Along the Tracks

September 1, 2015 by

Site-specific Trolley Dances discovers new communities and audiences.
Free from the confines of a concert stage, Trolley Dances brings dance to unexpected places: swimming pools and grocery aisles, parking lots and historic parks, even the Mexican … Continue reading

Ashley Tuttle Teaches Brisé

September 1, 2015 by

Ashley Tuttle was only 16 when she joined American Ballet Theatre at the invitation of Mikhail Baryshnikov. She danced with ABT for 17 seasons and made the rank of principal. In addition, she was a … Continue reading

Technology: StageWrite app

September 1, 2015 by

Staging app for iPad;
$199 in the iTunes store
Plugging new students into set roles in large-scale, annual productions (like The Nutcracker) can be tedious. The StageWrite app—popular with Broadway directors and choreographers, like Susan Stroman and … Continue reading

Recommended: Tallulah’s Tap Shoes

September 1, 2015 by

Written by Marilyn Singer and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
Clarion Books; 48 pages; $16.99
Even those unfamiliar with the Tallulah series (Tallulah’s Tutu, Tallulah’s Nutcracker) will identify with the plucky, ballet-loving protagonist. At summer camp, Tallulah takes … Continue reading

Final Pose

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A+ Applications

August 1, 2015 by

Channel your inner college admissions counselor to help your students impress the academic panel and the dance faculty.
No one knows a student’s potential better than the teacher who works with her every day at the … Continue reading