Teaching

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

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