Author Archives: Gavin Larsen

Choreographing for Two

Sizzling tension, intoxicating romance, heart-wrenching drama: Whether we’re talking about a “So You Think You Can Dance” routine, the Black … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To, Uncategorized

Get Serious

As the curtain rises on Josie Moseley’s “When I Close My Eyes,” a dancer in black moves with desperation, her … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To

The In-Betweens

Every dancer dreams about exploding into a huge saut de chat or gliding through a buttery-smooth pirouette. Those big moments … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet

Get Out of Your Choreography Rut

Marinda Davis is one busy choreographer. She travels nearly every weekend to set competition pieces at studios around the world, … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To

The Plagiarism Problem

When the music video for Beyoncé’s hit song “Countdown” premiered last fall, fans were charmed, not alarmed, by its references … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography