Teaching

On the Road, with the Band

April 1, 2015 by

Bowen McCauley Dance collaborates and tours with famed country punk-rock band, Jason and the Scorchers.
Rock bands go on tour. Dance companies go on tour. But it’s not often a rock band and dance company get … Continue reading

On Pointe at Any Age

April 1, 2015 by

Taking your adult dancers to new heights
Watch Kat Wildish’s adult class in New York City, and you’ll see all kinds of people living their dream of dancing on pointe. Perhaps some of them stopped dancing … Continue reading

Jared Grimes Teaches Tap

April 1, 2015 by

Jared Grimes is an unstoppable force in the entertainment industry. The quadruple threat can currently be seen in the Rockettes’ New York Spring Spectacular, and when he isn’t performing, he’s sharing his contagious energy with … Continue reading

Higher Ground

April 1, 2015 by

Three students who discovered aerial—and how it’s impacting their dance careers
Blair Davis hung 60 feet in the air, tethered by a rope and harness to one of the tallest buildings on campus at Washington and … Continue reading

Jerome Robbins

April 1, 2015 by

Ballet and Broadway genius (1918–1998)
Unlike most great choreographers, who are known as masters in one genre, Jerome Robbins had equal success and influence in two very different worlds: ballet and Broadway. To both he brought … Continue reading

Blossom Leilani Crawford Teaches Pilates for Dancers

March 2, 2015 by

Blossom Leilani Crawford is a Pilates historian and disciple of first-generation Pilates student Kathleen Stanford Grant. Here, she demonstrates some of Kathy Grant’s “Cat” exercises, a series of quadruped exercises aimed at helping hypermobile dancers … Continue reading