EYE ON DANCE
Arts Resources in Collaboration, Inc.
Imagine listening in on a conversation between choreographer Erick Hawkins and mask-maker Ralph Lee as they discuss their collaborative process for costume design; or watching Edward Villella reveal his … Continue reading
How I teach pas de deux
The hall cutting through Ballet Academy East on a late Thursday afternoon is hectic. Students sprawl out in straddles, hovering over math homework, and parents peek through the windows to … Continue reading
When a parent says “no” to dance in college
When Robert Battle was a high school student at New World School of the Arts in Miami, his mother was concerned about the lack of stability a … Continue reading
Help your dancers learn choreography faster.
You’re setting choreography on your class and most of the students are picking it up. One dancer, though, is having difficulty remembering the steps. You review the material several times, … Continue reading
The boundary-breaking tapper charmed audiences and performers alike in vaudeville, Broadway and film.
Tap dancing on the balls of one’s feet hardly seems like a novel idea, but the technique is due largely to beloved hoofer … Continue reading