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2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Episodes", "Agon", "The Four Temperaments" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York February 26, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The current tread of programming similar ballet together has its uses. Show More Summary

Danse Grave

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Foster Suite: The Remains of Loss and Longing” Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Atrium National Portrait Gallery / American Art Museum Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC February 28, 2016 at 2 PM by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Listening to Stephen Foster’s songs, Dana Burgess hears dance melodies and rhythms. Show More Summary

Tips To Improve Your Split Leaps

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

What better day to work on improving your "split leaps" than Leap Day? Here are 10 tips to help dancers soar every day of the year.

NYCB 2/26 & 2/27 eveEndless restless legs

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

If the New York City Ballet dancers were to line up while sitting in second position splits – pointed toe touching pointed toe – their combined legs would almost be as long as the Chrysler Building is tall, or at...

Bringing Coals to Newcastle Would Be Easier

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Pacific Northwest Ballet “Square Dance,” “Prodigal Son,”“Stravinsky Violin Concerto” City Center New York, NY February 24, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Heading once more into the belly of the beast, Pacific Northwest Ballet opened its New York season with an all-Balanchine program. Show More Summary

Patterns & Cuts

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Prism”, “State of Wonder”, “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated”: Director’s Cut The Washington Ballet Eisenhower Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC February 25, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Introductions to this company’s programs have become performances in their own right. Show More Summary

10 Things To Do Before You Even Think About Selling Your Studio

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Your dance studio isn't "just a business" but if you're even thinking about selling, you have to be prepared to look at it as one. Here's what you'll need for a quicker, easier sale.

Homecoming

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Square Dance", "Prodigal Son", "Stravinsky Violin Concerto" Pacific Northwest Ballet New York City Center New York, NY February 25, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The Pacific Northwest Ballet returned to CityShow More Summary

Researching “The Sleeping Beauty” PART 1

When discussing The Sleeping Beauty Ben Stevenson once fondly remarked, “We all need a certain amount of beauty and love in our lives.” With such an opulent history in literature, music, film, opera, and ballet, this classic fairy tale continues to enchant audiences and stand the test of time. Show More Summary

Halfway Done

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Diana and Acteon" "Glow-Stop" "Prism" "Minus 16" Silicon Valley Ballet San Jose Center for the Performing Arts San Jose, CA February 21, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2016 "Director's Choice," the third program ofShow More Summary

NYCB 2/25 – Episodes, Agon, 4Ts

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Wednesday evening’s New York City Ballet program featured three ballets from Balanchine’s Black & White anthology in reverse chronological order. For some reason, the Playbill didn't make note of or explain the concept of the B&W ballets which would have...

3 Lessons Dance Teaches Adults About Life

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

After returning to dance as an adult after a hiatus, Jennifer discovered that the lessons learned in dance class often apply to daily life too.

Resonance, Ravishment, Revival

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Raymonda” The Mariinsky Ballet Opera House The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC February 23, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Lush symphonic music, troops of performers plus a treasure trove of dances: “Raymonda” has been called “Russia’s last grand ballet of the 19th Century”. Show More Summary

Because of This One

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Swan Lake" San Francisco Ballet War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA February 19, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2016 In 1988, on the occasion of Helgi Tomasson's first "Swan Lake" -- three years after beginning...Show More Summary

Art Night and the New Crowd

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Polaris,” “The Blue of Distance,” “Common Ground,” “Estancia,” “The Most Incredible Thing” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York February 9 and 11, 2016 By Michael Popkin Copyright © 2016 by Michael Popkin From...Show More Summary

Sylph Wrap

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

On Thursday night, La Sylphide ascended into the heavens for the last time this season with a more than respectable performance by Megan Fairchild, new to the role this season, and Gonzalo Garcia. Megan might have been our favorite Sylph...

Laying The Path To Your Best Work in Dance And Education

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

A year ago Heather wanted to quit teaching dance. She's back but with new purpose after reevaluating and evolving. Find out what it took to find her way back.

How to Create a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Creating crowdsourced campaigns for dance project funding is easy, but simply posting a project online and waiting for the donations to roll in is not enough. Find out what works.

Great Unexpectations

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“La Sylphide,” “Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No.2” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY February 13, 2016, matinee by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Sometimes casting is obvious, sometimes it's uncon-ventional - and sometimes it's both at once. Show More Summary

Impossible Dreams

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"La Sylphide", "Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY February 13, 2016, evening by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill New York City Ballet paired its Romantic Bournonville...Show More Summary

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