Author Archives: Kathryn Holmes

Up Close and Personal: Intimate Choreography

Picture this: Three couples—one heterosexual, one lesbian and one gay—perform a whirlwind of passionate movement, with the dancers embracing, lifting … Continue reading

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Making Contact: Preparing for Intimate Partnering Work

Try these exercises in preparation for intimate partnering work. If you’re feeling nervous about the “touching” part of partnering work, … Continue reading

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Meet Clara

You might not guess it if you saw her perform today, but Elizabeth Gaither of The Washington Ballet started her … Continue reading

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Mad About Maud

When you meet Maud Arnold, the first thing you notice is her enormous smile. Then maybe her hair—a mass of … Continue reading

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The Craft of Tap

Yes, Warren Craft is young (he’s just 16). Yes, he’s classically handsome: a lanky six feet tall, with the elegance … Continue reading

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Possessing Presence

Margot Fonteyn had bad feet, but her lush, generous port de bras and the passion and joy etched across her … Continue reading

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