His ballets are the core of company repertoires.
When Marius Petipa began his career as a choreographer with Russia’s Imperial Theaters in 1847, he forever changed the face of ballet. He made more than 50 ballets, … Continue reading
Photography by RJ Muna, text by Alonzo King
192 pages, $60
They don’t call Alonzo King’s ballet troupe LINES for nothing. Photographer RJ Muna’s photo book, titled after the company, takes a peek at all the sides … Continue reading
MailChimp vs. Constant Contact
Monthly e-mail marketing is a must for a studio of any size to announce new classes, limited-time discounts and recital reminders. Two major platforms, MailChimp and Constant Contact, offer similar services with … Continue reading
Students merge religion and dance in college.
When Rachelle Baker was choosing a college, she wasn’t really considering a degree in dance. Self-described as “practically minded” and deeply devoted to her Mormon faith, Baker planned … Continue reading
Six strategies for teaching improvisation
Our first improvised dances didn’t happen in a studio, but during playtime, when we twirled around the living room or outside in the grass. “Long before any of us ever took … Continue reading