Modern

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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Perform Shoulder Stands With Ease

An inverted balance that’s at once powerful and graceful, the shoulder stand requires a unique combination of strength and control.More »

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Improve Your Improv

Improvisation—generating spontaneous movement in the moment—can be a daunting and agonizing prospect for dancers who are used to being toldMore »

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