Learn the Shim Sham: Part 1 December 6, 2010 | krolnick | More on Tap
In the December issue, DS looks at the Shim Sham, a short, simple routine that's…performed at tap events. Here, Claudia Rahardjanoto takes you through the Shim Sham step by step. She's joined by Lynn Schwab, Felipe Galganni and Chikako Iwahori.Read More
"KYMA" NINA DIPLA December 5, 2010 | dipla | More on General
Extrait de la pièce "Kyma" Chorégraphie de Nina Dipla. Travail sur les poèmes mystiques de…"Je meurs comme une pierre et je deviens plante. Je meurs comme une plante et je suis élevé au rang d'animal. Je meurs comme un animal et je renais homme... Mourant comme un homme, je deviens un ange; je dépasserai l'ange même..." Roûmî, Djalâl-ud-Dîn, Poète mystiqueRead More
Tap Dance: Cutting Edge American Art Form December 1, 2010 | pillow | More on Tap
Tappers Dianne Walker and Derick K. Grant join Constance Valis Hill, author of Tap Dancing…A Cultural History (Oxford University Press 2010), to discuss the cutting edge future of tap dance in America. Moderated by Jacob's Pillow Scholar-in-Residence Maura Keefe. EXCERPT from PillowTalk: Tap Dancing in America. Recorded July 1, 2010 at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.Read More
SALLY GROSS - THE PLEASURE OF STILLNESS November 30, 2010 | berlin | More on General
A dancer for over 50 years, Sally Gross has been called 'the most poetic of…choreographers' by the NY Times. This documentary by Albert Maysles and Kristen Nutile offers the audience an insight into the life and creative process of a true New York artist. To purchase DVD, please visit http://reframecollection.org/films/film?Id=1372Read More
Robert Swinston Teaches Cunningham Back Exercises November 30, 2010 | JennyD | More on How-To
In this video, Robert Swinston, director of choreography of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and…Melissa Toogood demonstrate a portion of the Cunningham back exercises, which help students develop torso strength and mobility. For more, look in the December 2010 issue of Dance Teacher, or visit www.dance-teacher.comRead More
Virginia Johnson: Dance Theatre of Harlem November 30, 2010 | pillow | More on Ballet
Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Virginia Johnson, describes what is unique both about…company and what her performers bring to the stage. EXCERPT from PillowTalk: Virginia Johnson Returns. Recorded June 24, 2010 at Jacob's Pillow Dance.Read More
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