YA novels about young dance hopefuls are pretty easy to come by. Thrillers about young dance hopefuls… not so much. That’s what makes dancergirl by Carol M. Tanzman a unique find for dancers who love to read, or readers who like to dance, or just readers! What’s it about? Check out this teaser… “Ever feel […]
Beware, the supernaturally talented cast of The LXD resorts to scary tactics in Rising, possibly the most terror-iffic item we’ve shown at DA. Plus, DS2UDIO, the dance lifestyle YouTube channel keeps things jumping with two Halloween specials on dance-themed costumes and the scariest dance sequences in history.
OK Go, known for their innovative music videos, has teamed up with professional dance troupe, Pilobolus and Google, to debut an experiment that mixes old-school camera trickery with newfangled technology. Try out the interactive Chrome experiment. Watch the video on YouTube. Check out the live performance. And be inspired by the childlike wonder of this collaboration.
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.”
A review of Vagnova Ballet Academy’s Character Dance Class DVD (availability courtesy KineticFlix.com). Plus, additional resources for teachers on DVD and CD and more articles and blog posts to help you “get into Character”.
Ryan Woodward’s short animation Thought of You presents an eloquent and concise story of elusive love told through his 2D interpretation of contemporary dance. The video has become viral on Vimeo and YouTube. Learn a bit about the making of this gorgeous film.