Kids are naturally creative but we want them to think while they are moving, too! If you are having trouble getting young dancers to make their movements interesting, Maria shares how to facilitate creativity with questions.
“Sunny in the Furnace” Aki Sasamoto The Kitchen New York, NY March 8, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman photo ©Julieta Cervantes: Aki Sasamoto in "Sunny in the Furnace" All the stuff on the stage of Aki Sasamoto’s work has meaning – it’s just hard to figure out quite what that is. Show More Summary
The Imperial Moscow of princes, princesses, magicians and mystics provides the setting for David Nixon’s brand new production of Cinderella for Northern Ballet, currently on tour in the UK. We recently had a chance to visit the company’s costume department in Leeds, and to chat to Costume Assistant Carley Marsh, as well as company dancer Vicky Sibson, [...]
"Raymonda Suite", "Leaves are Fading Pas de Deux", "Ballebille", "Flames of Paris", "Pas de Quatre" "Cavalry Halt" Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Peter Norton Symphony Space March 7, 2014 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2014 by Mary Cargill Dawn...Show More Summary
Joffrey Ballet – Chicago “Crossing Ashland”, “Bells”, “Nine Sinatra Songs” Center for the Arts George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia March 8, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson April Daly and Fabrice Calmels in Twyla Tharp's Nine Sinatra Songs. Show More Summary
British Invasion: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones “Rooster”, “There Where She Loved”, “A Day in the Life” The Washington Ballet Eisenhower Theater? The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts? Washington, DC March 6, 2014 By Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean Maki Onuki, Brooklyn Mack and Jonathan Jordan in "A Day in the Life". Show More Summary
It was a complete pleasure seeing the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet present the New York premiere of Marius Petipa’s Cavalry Halt Friday night at Symphony Space. Staged by Nikolai Levitsky and Vera Solovyeva, both formerly of the Leningrad State Ballet Company,...
When your opinions don't hold sway with your students, consider using Heather's approach and have your dancers listen their way in to the work of famous choreographers.
“Gala Flamenca: Antonio Canales, Carlos Rodriguez, Karime Amaya, Jesús Carmona” Flamenco Festival 2014 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University Washington, DC March 4, 2014 by Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean Photo ©...Show More Summary
“Acheron,” “Afternoon of a Faun,” “Walpurgisnacht Ballet,” “La Valse” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY March 1, 2014 evening by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Photo © Paul Kolnik Janie Taylor and Sebastien Marcovici taking their final bows at New York City Ballet. Show More Summary
From March 6 – 16, Houston Ballet will unveil the world premiere of Stanton Welch’s new version of The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, set to the beloved score by Benjamin Britten and featuring costumes designed by Holly Hynes. Costume sketch for The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra by Holly Hynes Ms. Hynes has […]
We're giving away Maria's Movers' Grownup and Me curriculum for toddlers to learn movement, social skills, and use their imaginations!
"The Kingdom of the Shades from 'La Bayadere, Act II'", "Ghosts", "Firebird" San Francisco Ballet Program 3 War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA March 2, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © 2014 by Rita Felciano photo © Erik Tomasson...Show More Summary