Category Archives: Modern

Modern Essentials

Want to land a spot with Gallim Dance or Alonzo King LINES Ballet? You’d better head to modern class. But … Continue reading

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Thoroughly Modern Myths

Think bunheads don’t belong in Graham class? Think again! Modern dance is one of the few truly American art forms, … Continue reading

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Martha Graham How-To

Photos by Sibté Hassan. Demonstrated by Martha Graham Dance Company member Xiaochuan Xie. Diversion of Angelsis one of modern dance … Continue reading

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Footloose: Dancing Barefoot

When you’re sporting a pair of jazz shoes or ballet slippers, you can throw off strings of chaînés and multiple … Continue reading

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Modern Masters

Today the contemporary dance family tree has all kinds of offshoots, but its base includes four modern dance branches: the … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Music

Modern dance master Mark Morris has said of his choreography, “Every dance ever is because of the music.” Indeed, who … Continue reading

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