7. Watch dance online. Peek into the professional dance world with DancePulp on Hulu. Each eight to ten-minute video offers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of dancers and choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon, Andrea Schermoly, Lourdes Lopez, and don’t miss William Wingfield talk about So You Think You Can Dance and combining the concert and commercial career.
Art Is Kids Play
Easy access to drugs, internet, lack of phone and computer regulation and other challenges facing children and the teachers and parents entrusted with their care make all youth “at-risk” in Weiner’s eyes. And so, her programs at the Hope Center are open to any child on a first come, first served basis. Many Kids Play participants are recruited, however, from local organizations such as Archway Academy and Chinquapin (schools for troubled and disadvantaged youth), Baylor Pediatric AIDS Initiative, Baylor International Adoption Center, and group homes like Casa de Esperanza. “We love the mix of cultures and socio-economic levels,”
Sunday Snapshot: Chalk Dust Dancer
A new feature for 2010! Each Sunday I will highlight a dance photograph selected from the Dance Advantage Sunday Snapshot pool on the photo-sharing site Flickr. This week is Chalk Dust by Rene Michaels. Find out more about this weekly feature and how to enter your own photographs in the pool!
Listening to Dance — An Exercise in Viewing Art
I’ve used this exercise with students before (usually in preparation for moving to the chosen selection). What I’ve noticed is that when listening to music, the students easily observe and express their reaction based upon what they’ve heard coming through the speakers. With very little prompting, they come up with vivid ideas, even without the benefit of lyrics as clues to the song’s intention.
Excavating the Archives – Don’t Miss These Posts!
Links, Links, Links! Dance articles and sites you don’t want to miss!