Final Pose

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A+ Applications

August 1, 2015 by

Channel your inner college admissions counselor to help your students impress the academic panel and the dance faculty.
No one knows a student’s potential better than the teacher who works with her every day at the … Continue reading

Technology: YouTube Versus Vimeo

August 1, 2015 by

Which video-sharing platform is best for you?
These days, video-sharing is a dance-industry must. But how do you decide on a platform? The answer depends on what you’ll be uploading.
If you’re hoping to have a video … Continue reading

Recommended: Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers

August 1, 2015 by

By Lucy Gray
Princeton Architectural Press; 160 pages; $24.95
Photographer Lucy Gray spent 14 years interviewing, shadowing and photographing three San Francisco Ballet principals—Kristin Long, Tina LeBlanc and Katita Waldo—who each decided at the height of her … Continue reading

Leading with Head and Heart

August 1, 2015 by

The Portland Ballet Youth Company taps Anne Mueller to head its career track.
The transition from center stage to behind the scenes can be tough for some dancers, but former Oregon Ballet Theatre principal Anne Mueller … Continue reading

Anna Sokolow

August 1, 2015 by

Choreographer for social justice

Anna Sokolow was a prolific choreographer fiercely committed to social justice and unafraid to deal with difficult subjects in her work—like war, poverty, isolation and strife.
Born in Connecticut to Russian-Jewish immigrant … Continue reading