In learning choreography always remember geography – the direction the dance is going in is a gradient in learning choreography. So many times I see dancers or people learning to dance invalidate themselves when it comes to learning choreography. If they don’t get it right away they become frustrated and discouraged often telling themselves they can’t dance or saying they’re… 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 →
What a FUN combination: “Cake By The Ocean”!
If you were in Boot Camp recently do you remember this fun combination? Join us on Wednesday nights or for the Dance Basics Boot Camp on Saturday and you can dance and have fun WITH us! Wednesday night DanceCreate open level jazz class: Evolution Studios (map), 7:00pm Saturday Dance Basics Boot Camp: Evolution Studios (map), 10:30am Next 4-week class starts April 2nd… 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 →
When you are in the midst of learning a dance combination in class and you get stuck because you don’t know or can’t get the next step—do you stop? It’s very important to not rehearse stopping when you don’t know a step in a combination. Keep going with it, even if you have to improvise or keep going in the… read more →