Sankai Juku gives dancers an opportunity to explore butoh.
Sand gently cascades down, covering a stage where dancers with shaved heads and talc-covered skin move with a calm, hypnotic intensity. They move as if they themselves … Continue reading
Wes Veldink teaches contemporary classes focused on specificity at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Here, he explains a hinge and roll combination on the floor, using core strength rather than hands.
A dance science degree prepares students for advanced study in dance medicine.
When Andrea Alvarez graduated from high school, it seemed impossible for her to choose a college major. She’d grown up a ballet dancer but … Continue reading
Movement-based dance history activities for young students
While working with students to reconstruct scenes from Dido and Aeneas, the tragic opera based on Virgil’s Aeneid, Catherine Turocy recalls a moment when a collective gasp filled the … Continue reading
The king of movie musicals
Fred Astaire was one of the most famous movie-musical dance stars of the 20th century. His remarkable ease of movement, innovative filming techniques and legendary partnership with Ginger Rogers had … Continue reading