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

Technology: Cloud Storage

April 1, 2015 by

Three options for your data storage
Organization and communication are key to running a successful studio. With cloud storage—storing data online via a virtual server—you can keep track of syllabi, schedules, music, rehearsal footage and important … Continue reading

Recommended: Jitterbugs! A dance-along story inspired by real American Jitterbugs.

April 1, 2015 by

Written by Margot Toppen and illustrated by Karen Light
EduMotion LLC; 32 pages; $17.99
Shorty George is a teeny-tiny bug with a gift for swing dance. Big Bea is a giant bumblebee, twice Shorty George’s size but … 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

Recommended: Dances for an iPhone, Volume 4: Dancing Sondheim

March 1, 2015 by

App for iPhone and iPad; free
The idea behind all four volumes of choreographer Richard Daniels’ iPhone app is simple: short videos of mature modern dancers, clad in rehearsal clothes, dancing in a studio filled with … Continue reading