Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
Think back to your newbie dancer days. Can you remember your introduction to spotting? It might’ve involved staring hard at your own reflection in the mirror as you wrestled with your first pirouette. Or maybe your teacher had you put your hands on your shoulders as you attempted a series of half-chaînés across the floor. See more below https://www.dancespirit.com/how-to-tune-up-your-spotting-2625740591.html?fbclid=IwAR1EBGJvjjxMT9C4H1_33-sYySziMrGbX8LqJBCs5G85LtUX7vg56xt_O4Y
5th January – (Wade in the Water from “Revelations”) Alvin Ailey, Jr., (born Jan. 5, 1931, Rogers, Texas, U.S.—died Dec. 1, 1989, New York, N.Y.), American dancer, choreographer, and director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Having moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1942, Ailey became involved with the Lester Horton Dance Theater there in 1949. Following Horton’s death in 1953, Ailey was director of the company until it disbanded in 1954.
“Our world faces many challenges, crises and forces of division — such as poverty, violence, and human rights abuses — among many others — that undermine peace, security, development and social harmony among the world’s peoples. To confront those crises and challenges, their root causes must be addressed by promoting and defending a shared spirit of human solidarity that takes many forms — the simplest of which is friendship. Through friendship — by accumulating bonds
“Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.” Source: 2018 CBCA Book Week. Dates: 18th – 24th August 2018 Our 2018 show From The Page To The Stage, is all about BOOKS! To celebrate Book Week we will be creating
My first memory of dancing is sitting at the door of my ballet class crying because ‘I felt sick’. I remember overhearing my teacher saying to her assistant, ‘She never puts it on, she must really feel unwell.’ However, instead of being sick, I was worried my mum would forget to pick me up as she had (for the first time) left the studio while I was in class. What is your first memory of
Twyla Tharp (born July 1, 1941) is an American dancer, choreographer, and author who lives and works in New York City. In 1966, she formed her own company Twyla Tharp Dance. Her work often uses classical music, jazz, and contemporary pop music. From 1971 to 1988, Twyla Tharp Dance toured extensively around the world, performing original works. In 1973, Tharp choreographed Deuce Coupe to the music of The Beach Boys for the Joffrey Ballet. Deuce