Modern

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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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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Horton Technique

In the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s, dancer/choreographer Lester Horton developed a dance technique based on Native American dances, anatomical studiesMore »

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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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