Spotlight Studio: In Full Bloom

September 2, 2008 by

Since its inception in 2002, Compton Dance Theatre has inhabited various spaces, but one element has always persisted: flowers—and more importantly, their growth. From colorful orchids to carefully planted gardens, the sweet smell of success … Continue reading

Problem Solved: Picture Perfect

September 1, 2008 by

If you’ve faced the challenge of finding a good photographer—and have one or two bad experiences under your belt—you’re not alone. Struggling to communicate with someone who doesn’t understand the unique demands of working with … Continue reading

Joyous Jumps

September 1, 2008 by

In flight, the most talented jumpers appear to be effortlessly suspended in mid-air. In actuality, every jump requires precision, technique and thought. Here, four experts weigh in on the essential building blocks of jumps and … Continue reading

The Modern Mode

September 1, 2008 by

Former Paul Taylor Dance Company member Heather Berest admits to having had an addiction to Graham technique in her youth. “I got hooked,” she says of the style she studied at New York City’s Martha … Continue reading

Music for Class: School Days

September 1, 2008 by

With all the buzz surrounding the release of Disney’s High School Musical 3 next month, it’s a great time to create your own high school–themed production.
While copyright laws make it difficult to adapt HSM for … Continue reading

Enter, Bebe Neuwirth

September 1, 2008 by

In a glass-walled room above New York’s 42nd Street, a group of dancers sit around a conference table, listening closely to Annette Lieberman explain why they need a financial plan. There are women in their … Continue reading