Category Archives: How To

Feeling the Flamenco Beat

With its precise, tap-style footwork and intricate hand and arm movements, flamenco dance embodies both the grounding heaviness of life’s … Continue reading

Posted in How To, World Dance

Revelations How-To

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most recognizable work is Ailey’s Revelations—a masterpiece that’s been performed continuously since its premiere in … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Modern

Solo Departures

For many dancers, the experience of competing a solo is equal parts thrilling and intimidating. You want to be the … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To, New Stories We Love

Dancing Bournonville

When I first started learning August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano pas de deux as a young student, I figured … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

When the Students Run the Show

You already know that deciding where to go to college is a big deal. And finding a school that fits … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To

Choreographer’s Collage: Stacey Tookey

Since leaving her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, at 19, Stacey Tookey has become one of the commercial world’s biggest-name choreographers. … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To