Tools/Resources

Technology: KineScribe

July 1, 2015 by

LabanWriter app for iPad; free in the iTunes store
Are your college students having a hard time understanding Labanotation, the dance notation system? Now you can present Labanotation in a format they’re familiar with: an app. … Continue reading

Recommended: Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

July 1, 2015 by

By Constance Valis Hill; paperback; 441 pages; $29.95
In this comprehensive history of tap dance, author Constance Valis Hill leaves no stone unturned, beginning with tap’s Afro-Irish origins in the mid-17th century and cycling through to … Continue reading

Technology: Evernote

June 1, 2015 by

Note-taking app; free for iPhone, iPad and Android ($5/month for premium services)
Tired of forgetting the brilliant ideas you have when inspiration strikes on the fly? Evernote is a note-taking app that works as a virtual … Continue reading

Recommended: Ballet Society’s Conversations on Dance

June 1, 2015 by

Ballet history app for iPhone and iPad; $2.99 in the iTunes store

Ballet Society, a nonprofit branch of the School of American Ballet, has created an app on dance history and theory tailored to classical ballet … Continue reading

Technology: Dance Formations Plus!

April 29, 2015 by

app for iPhone, iPad and Android; $1.99 in the iTunes store and on Google Play
Think you’ve exhausted every possible dance formation? Give your brain a break and let this app do the thinking for you. … Continue reading

Recommended: Sacred Garment: Percussion and Piano Music for the Martha Graham Technique

April 29, 2015 by
Recommended: <em>Sacred Garment: Percussion and Piano Music for the Martha Graham Technique</em>

By Kevin Sport; 33 tracks, 74 minutes
Finding music to match the meters, tempos and accents of Martha Graham’s detailed technique exercises can be its own Errand Into the Maze. For this CD, percussionist Kevin Sport … Continue reading