July 3, 2018

What is dance and how do we define it? Thesis before have attempted 

Dance is the use of self-objectification to produce art. We objectify ourselves to craft a product, or living idea that has emotional value. Since the choreographic process begins as an internally...

March 13, 2016

During the college audition process, my eyes were opened to a world of dance I hadn’t known before. I came from a studio that raised me. Parents were forbidden from playing a major role and certain aspects of the dance world were not disclosed. Of course, I was aware o...

February 28, 2016

Right now, most dancers in my department can be found scurrying about with applications and scholarships for summer intensive programs. From the day we enter, we’re reminded that connections are everything. Someone once told me that Robert Battle was stalked by a dance...

February 14, 2016

I was teaching beginning ballet last summer and I told my dancers to hold their arms so that if they had a partner, they wouldn’t smack them in the face. A small, dramatic dancer waved her arms romantically and asked the girl next to her to be her male partner. One of...

January 31, 2016

You’re going across the floor in ballet with a Grand Allegro. The teacher stops to explain the combination and makes a variation for the men and women. She tells the men to go last and adds a fabulously daring tour for their finale. The women are instructed to do a sim...

January 17, 2016

When I was seven years old, I did swim team. To my mom’s relief I spent hours at the pool over the summer (as she thought I was busy making friends and playing games.) To her surprise and dissatisfaction I’d actually invested in a stopwatch where I’d time myself over a...

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