Category Archives: How To

Perfect Your Italian Fouettes

Mastering consecutive Italian fouettés can feel like a monumental challenge, but every dancer who wants a principal role in classics … Continue reading

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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 told … Continue reading

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Cunningham Technique

For more than 50 years, Merce Cunningham has been a driving force in modern dance. Working with the idea that … Continue reading

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Graham Technique

As a dancer and choreographer, Martha Graham broke the rules. She created a dance technique that, along with her groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Limón Technique

Mexican-born José Limón moved to NYC in 1928. There, he saw his first dance performance and, soon after, began studying … Continue reading

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Master Inversions With These Simple Strategies

An inversion, a moment of suspension during which your base of support is not your feet, can be an uncomfortable … Continue reading

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