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This Is Modern Dance ― This Is What Passes For Culture

This is modern dance. This is now what passes for culture. Rebel against the modern world, embrace traditionalism. pic.twitter.com/rWwQBnMUea

— Mark Collett (@MarkACollett) December 12, 2017…

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Two-Year Dance Anniversary!

Today marks exactly two years since my very first jazz class! It is amazing to see how far I’ve come in this time – and how much is still left to learn. 165 more words


Cloudy With A Chance Of Handstands

Beans has decided to drill us on handstands. We’ve been doing various little drills for a couple of weeks now. At the very end of last Friday’s class, she marched us up to the huge mirror wall and insisted we do wall handstands. 666 more words



Camille A. Brown & Dancers
The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater
Washington, D.C.    
December 2, 2017

By Lisa Traiger

In ink, choreographer/dancer Camille A. Brown’s final installment in her trilogy examining African-American identity, an entire history of a people is written indelibly on the bodies of her six dancers as well as her own. 986 more words

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Wisdom from the World of Dance

My latest post. With a new twist.

What if we considered the practice of contemporary dance as a wisdom tradition — a set of practices engaged in the ongoing search for better ways of living? 9 more words

Bodily Movement

How To Rapidly Improve Jumps And Floorwork In Two Easy Steps

This has been dawning on me in every single dance class for the past two weeks, so let me inflict it upon you. The steps might seem a tad counterintuitive, but trust me, they work wonders. 206 more words


Teachers On Stage!

Sometimes, when you come to dance class, your teacher hands you a flyer and says «Hey, I’ve got this show coming up.» If you’re me, you buy tickets immediately. 448 more words