Nureyev, an iconic figure of the ballet world, is the subject of the film, “The White Crow.” As dance insiders, here’s what we thought of the movie, directed by Ralph Fiennes and starring Oleg Ivenko.
The Children’s Hour of Power DVD series teaches ways to make technique count while keeping class fun for children ages 3 – 9. If you’ve wondered how to provide quality instruction within the time constraints of a recreational dance environment, and want students who are excited about ballet instead of bored or going through the motions, you won’t be sorry you invested in these DVDs.
f you have dreams of dancing in New York, one of your big questions about the Big Apple is likely “Where do I take class once I get there?” Dance in New York is a practical, DVD guide for dancers and dance students from all over the world featuring 12 of the city’s top schools and studios. It’s not a brand new resource but it is a unique and valuable one, and Dance Advantage has the latest on an upcoming second volume.
TWO Dance Advantage readers will win a DVD copy of the electrifying thriller, BLACK SWAN, available on BLU-RAY and DVD MARCH 29. You may have loved it or loathed it but, if you saw it in theatres, you know BLACK SWAN is a film dancers will want to have in their home library. BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman in her Academy Award® winning role. The seductive and haunting Best Picture nominated film is directed by innovator Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler). Daily Variety hailed it as “…wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating… fascinating.”
Roslyn Bazzelle is a singer, songwriter, and practicing attorney. She is also a fitness instructor and creator of PIYOLET. PI – for Pilates. YO – for Yoga. LET as in Ballet. PIYOLET is a low impact fitness regimen for all ages, designed to diversify and keep the mind, body and soul refreshed and fit. Roz talks about PIYOLET, her DVD series, and gives away her product to three DA readers.
When I teach dance I always start with the concept of space. It doesn’t matter if I am teaching 3 year olds or 63 year olds, space to me is a blank canvas. And I want to teach my students how to fill it.