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All About Swift Flow

Modern dancer and choreographer Arthur Aviles recently gave DS a sneak peek at swift flow, a modern dance technique heMore »

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What is Downtown Dance?

Imagine this: The curtain rises to reveal a woman standing upstage right, wearing just a white leotard and black high-tops.More »

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Trisha Brown’s Movement Style

Trisha Brown once said she preferred “the human way” of moving, and that this was the approach she took toMore »

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Triumph Over Double Tours

It’s the end of the variation and you’ve just finished two minutes of jumping and turning that would make evenMore »

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Men On Pointe

For girls brought up on The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, donning a pair of pointe shoes is a rite ofMore »

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Going Gaga

Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, led by choreographer Ohad Naharin, is by turns fierce and gentle; raw and polished; funny, awkwardMore »

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