Marcel Marceau was very special artist and man who I had the great pleasure and honor to meet and talk with. It was a magical night. I went to see Marcel’s performance as research for a very special show called From the Heart of Love that I was creating with Richard Lawson. We wanted to put a mime section in… read more →
Wise words and inspiration from the great Martha Graham!
I feel very fortunate to have such a wonderful opportunity to work with one the greatest and most accomplished Choreographer’s of our time: Alan Johnson. I am very proud of the work we are doing in presenting a retrospective of his works and we would love to share it with you! If you are a lover of song and dance… read more →
Dance Master for December is Jerome Robbins! Mr. Robbins was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on Broadway, and in films and television. Some of the stage productions he worked on were On the Town, Peter Pan, High Button Shoes, The King And I, The Pajama Game, Bells Are Ringing, West Side Story, Gypsy: A Musical Fable, and Fiddler on the Roof. He was… read more →
Doug Caldwell – Dancer, Choreographer, Master Teacher and the King of Lyrical Dance! My mentor, my friend and a friend to all dancers everywhere! He will never be forgotten! Take a moment to watch this video and breathe in his love and inspiration for DANCE! Doug Caldwell Tribute- MOVE TV from MoveTVnetwork.com on Vimeo. If you have an extra moment, visit Facebook and… read more →
This is my absolute favorite dance performance—ever. Baryshnikov, Twyla Tharpe and Sinatra. How can you get any better than that? You can’t. And the set, lighting and filming of the dance makes you feel like you’re there in the audience. Enjoy!
Here’s your weekend dose of dance video from Lisa at DanceCreate! Season 22 of Dancing with the Stars just started this past Monday on ABC, with a great lineup including NFL star Antonio Brown, actress Kym Fields, MMA fighter Paige Van Zandt, Boyz II Men singer Wayna Morris, and winner of America’s Next Top Model Nyle DiMarco. Nyle, incidentally is completely… read more →
This month’s featured Master Choreographer is Jack Cole, an American dancer, choreographer, and theatre director known as “The Father of Theatrical Jazz Dance”. When I was a young dancer my teacher gave me Jack Cole to research and do an in-class presentation on. At that time information wasn’t as easily accessible as it is now. I can remember going to… read more →
I’m always amazed when I’m teaching a class and I make reference to one of the great choreographers or dancers of our time and no one knows who I’m talking about…and I think to myself how unfortunate for them not to have experienced such greatness and artistry! So, I decided to talk about one Dance Master every newsletter to inspire,… read more →