Classical Hop April 4, 2012 | Janellegs | More on Ballet
'Classical Hop' is about 'conformity versus non-conformity.' In the beginning of the piece, the audience…the theme of conformity portrayed by the dancers as they execute the same steps in fixed patterns. However, as the sections progress, some of the dancers digress from these roles, as in real life when sometimes people allow their hearts and passions to guide them. Gradually, the dancer’s movement evolves which shows that they are capable of existing as non-conformists. This aspect is explored in more detail with two duets and a trio. At the end of the piece, everyone dances together, but the quality of movement has more of a sense of liberation and ownership. The two composers I use in this piece are various pieces by Young Mozart and the final piece is composed by Black Violin. These two composers also work with the theme of conformity versus non-conformity with the use of classical and hip-hop music, and I mimic their idea through dance. I use a combination of classical and modern/hip-hop dance steps respectively.Read More
The Journey April 3, 2012 | MorganUA | More on Modern
This dance is about life being one long journey. There are struggles and trials that…you breathless, but ultimately things work out for the better.Read More
Who was Isadora Duncan? March 30, 2012 | elydru | More on Modern
The first of a series of videos that will educate viewers about who Isadora Duncan…and the dances she choreographed. The series will teach about Isadora Duncan's dance technique and demonstrate the themes about which she danced. Isadora Duncan's choreography as danced by isadoraNOW will be used to demonstrate the technique and the inspiration behind Isadora Duncan's work. As it evolves, the series will elaborate on Isadora Duncan's legacy in the modern dances of today and the work that isadoraNOW does to continue that legacy. Narrated by isadoraNOW director and fifth generation Isadora Duncan dancer, Elyssa Dru Rosenberg. For more information, visit: www.isadoranow.org All photographs of Isadora Duncan and music in this video are in the public domain.Read More
Mad Rush March 24, 2012 | jaclynkwalsh | More on Modern
Choreographer: Jaclyn K. Walsh Music: Philip Glass Inspired by the stereotypical image of Wall St.…its busiest hour. Just to walk down the street in the city is a dance in itself. I love playing with the task of giving an image everyone can connect to, while leaving some ambiguity for further exploration. I think we all know what it is like being late in Manhattan...Read More
City of Angels March 16, 2012 | bboross | More on General
Performance of "City of Angels", a theatre dance piece choreographed by Bob Boross.
In This Shirt March 15, 2012 | marrowdance | More on General
Choreography by Jason Gorman Dancers: Renee Baldwin, Kelley Guise, Nicole Hogg, Mataya Holder-Dade, Leslie Kester,…Monnig, Alexa Palminteri, Meghan Sanett, Destynee WitzelRead More
Doormat - Choreography by Daniel Longo March 13, 2012 | dslongo430 | More on Modern
This piece was choreographed by Daniel Longo, one of the Directors of Arrhythmia Dance Company.…piece is about being taken advantage of in a relationship. These women are mistreated, abused, neglected, and the piece takes you through a story of how they overcome their feelings of being repressed and treated poorly.Read More
This Is Not America? March 12, 2012 | AbstrKTBEING | More on Performance
This is Not America performed by AbstraKT BEINGS the company is a piece that has…pretty straight forward story. It goes on a man's journey through life trying to find his son to tell him he loves him before he lives in a world where spoken word does not mean much.Read More
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