Out with the old, in with the new… a wave of new Nutcracker ballets hit holiday stages this season.
Things You Miss After Summer Intensives Are Over…
Got summer intensive withdrawal? Of course you do! How could you not miss these things…
Strange Sounds Dancers’ Bodies Make
Click, crack, pop! This post is a laugh but has many helpful links about body health and wellness for dancers.
Sugar Plum Fairy Exposé: Dissolving The Sugar Coating
The Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy wasn’t in the original story so where does she come from? Does the Sugar Plum pas de deux contain a hidden homage to Tchaikovsky’s sister? What was the original name of Plum’s prince? Why did the first Sugar Plum Fairy add an extra solo for herself? We have the answers!
10 Signs You’re a Stagestruck Dancer
Suspect you’ve fallen in love with performing? Here are the signs you have. Never fear, the next show is right around the corner.
Leaps in the Dark: Agnes de Mille and the Road to Oklahoma
Oklahoma! changed the role dance played in Broadway musicals. Choreographer, Agnes de Mille’s road to Oklahoma! was many unconventional years in the making. Afterward, she felt conflicted about her success but with advice from Martha Graham, de Mille took leap after leap in the dark.