Tag Archives: Technique

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

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Perfect Piqués

It’s the end of class, and you’re whipping through a diagonal of piqué turns. You spin across the floor as … Continue reading

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You’re Doing It Wrong

There are two words no dance hopeful wants to hear: “rookie mistake.” Even if you have fierce fouettés and super-pointy … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love

Recipe for “SYTYCD” Success

Picture this: Two dancers are up for elimination on “So You Think You Can Dance.” One’s been training since age … Continue reading

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