Teaching

Ripple Effect

March 1, 2015 by

Andanza’s impact is felt throughout Puerto Rico.

Last November, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture in the Bronx welcomed Andanza, a Puerto Rico–based contemporary dance company. The performance marked the group’s New York debut … Continue reading

Technology: Mini Speakers

March 1, 2015 by

Three gadgets for music on the go
Any place is a potential rehearsal space, right? But makeshift studios don’t always come equipped with sound systems. With mini speakers, your music becomes portable. Here are three options … Continue reading

Recommended: Dances for an iPhone, Volume 4: Dancing Sondheim

March 1, 2015 by

App for iPhone and iPad; free
The idea behind all four volumes of choreographer Richard Daniels’ iPhone app is simple: short videos of mature modern dancers, clad in rehearsal clothes, dancing in a studio filled with … Continue reading

John Bubbles

March 1, 2015 by

The father of rhythm tap
John Bubbles revolutionized tap dance as the first tapper to drop his heels. By using his entire foot (heel and toe), he created rhythmically complex and syncopated footwork while maintaining a … Continue reading

Let’s Go, Team!

March 1, 2015 by

5 fresh ideas to help your competition team bond
With choreography to rehearse and costumes to finalize, preparing for competition season can be hectic. Team bonding may not be the first thing on your mind, but … Continue reading

Leading a Double Life

March 1, 2015 by

Three graduates explain how double majoring shaped their careers.
When deciding what to major in, Breanna Gribble was determined to hang on to both her passions: dance and geology. As a double major at Southern Methodist … Continue reading