Category Archives: How To

Ballet Pantomime

In traditional productions of The Sleeping Beauty, when the evil Carabosse crashes the party celebrating Princess Aurora’s birth, she does … Continue reading

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It’s About Time: Mastering The Time Step

You and hundreds of other dancers are waiting to be seen at an open call for a tour of A … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Tap

Inside The Vaganova Academy

The Vaganova Ballet Academy, based in St. Petersburg, Russia, is nearly as old as ballet itself. Through the centuries, czars … Continue reading

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Flipping Out

AC Ciulla was 19 and had just moved to NYC when he scored his first commercial gig, a J.C. Penney … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside the Beijing Dance Academy

Beijing is an early-to-rise kind of city, and the students at the Beijing Dance Academy are no exception. At 6:30 … Continue reading

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Nakul Dev Mahajan: The Mastermind Behind Bollywood

The red-hot Bollywood routines choreographed by Nakul Dev Mahajan for the past three seasons of “So You Think You Can … Continue reading

Posted in World Dance