Category Archives: How To

How to Run Rehearsal Without Ruining Friendships

Many dance teams are student-run, and leading your peers can be challenging! How can you strike the perfect balance between … Continue reading

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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, awkward … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

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. … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Ballet

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

Posted in Modern

Cunningham Technique

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

Posted in Modern