Crowdsourced Ballet? Diablo Ballet is creating The Web Ballet from suggestions submitted on Twitter. Choreographer, Robert Dekkers talks to Dance Advantage about the project and his development as a choreographer.
In The Moment: Ten Improvisation Tips
Dance improvisation is a movement skill that involves creating and executing movement without any premeditated choreographing, as well as a dance form that takes practice to master just like any other. For those new to improvising, here are some words of advice that can help in any situation where you may be asked or required to make up movement on the spot.
A Jeté That’s Truly Grand
What is a grand jeté? Are the legs bent or straight? How can you prepare the body for stronger leaps? And what should you do and think to perform a grand jeté that’s truly grand? We have solutions and tips for you.