Ready or not, summer is ending and a new school year is about to begin. Many dance studios, programs, and colleges will be making the transition from a reduced summer schedule to a new and busy season of classes. I know that many teachers use these days of summer to re-assess, regroup, refresh and prepare […]
Archives for July 2008
Celebrities get their fair share of exposure so, no, this is not another post on reality tv’s hit show. Instead, I wanted to highlight one woman’s realized dream to create dance in zero-gravity.
My little family of three just returned from our summer vacation. Aside from a short trip to the Big Apple in 2006, my husband and I have not indulged in a true holiday for several years now, instead spending time off visiting with family. Now that we have an infant son, vacations come with additional […]
What to consider when choosing a school for dance study and training at a college or university in order to reach your dance career goals.
This is the third installment in my Tips for College series. Please see Part I and Part II for more of my thoughts and advice on the college experience. This post will focus on academic classes both within and outside of a dance major, as well as general advice about life on campus. Theory and […]
What is classical dance? The most inclusive definition I’ve found is used throughout K-12 educational documents and refers to classical dance as: “Dance that has been developed into highly stylized structures within a culture. Generally developed within the court or circle of power in a society.” Rooted in Europe, ballet would probably be considered the […]