Author Archives: Kathryn Holmes

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,More »

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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 herMore »

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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 ofMore »

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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 eleganceMore »

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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 herMore »

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Choreographing Success

Contemporary choreographer Jessica Lang has a flair for the dramatic. Whether she surrounds her dancers with large, realistic set piecesMore »

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