An anti-bullying program helps high school students find their voices.
Standing at a microphone, a young woman relives a scene that tormented her throughout her school life: classmates mocking her Long Island accent. In another moment, … Continue reading
How three associate professors spent their sabbaticals
For full-time university faculty, sabbaticals are a welcome vacation. Deciding how they should be spent though, can be difficult. The possibilities seem infinite—some work on research projects, choreograph or … Continue reading
Help students tackle floorwork smoothly and without fear.
Choreographer Mandy Moore is perplexed about the way students in her convention classes transition from standing to the floor. “It’s like kids turn off their brains!” she says. … Continue reading
The choreographer who changed Broadway jazz
From pigeon-toed stances and widespread palms to sinewy, meticulous isolations, few choreographers evoke such strong imagery as Bob Fosse (1927–1987). Not only did he revolutionize the look of musical theater … Continue reading
Soulful songs for contemporary choreography
The versatility and quirk in Lauren Adams’ choreography makes her a hit on the convention scene. She attributes her success to a wandering imagination. “I get bored really easily,” she says. … Continue reading