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'Dance on the Lawn' -- Community Dance Festival Sets Standard

Adria Rolnik | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

I had the privilege recently to attend a dance festival a bit different from the norm -- not one produced by an established organization, or part of a regional effort, or one of the well known dance festivals found in nearby New York City

Learning Los Angeles: Lula Washington, Building Cultural Identity Through Dance

Cathy Weiss | Posted 09.04.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Lula Washington, the co-founder of this modern dance company, is a serious woman. She has a commitment to her community and has fought to create this place to dance. She expects the highest level of integrity and hard work, and she gets it from her students.

Some Dance Wishes for the New Year

Adria Rolnik | Posted 03.02.2014 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

The New Year is upon us, and I'm hoping all dance lovers continue to help support the art form in 2014. Whether you're an amateur or a pro, a dance fan, a student, a parent or someone who just loves to dance, your actions count! There are many things we as a community can do.

Dance Production and Management: All About the Art of Dance

Johnny Nevin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Johnny Nevin

In Dance Production and Management, the student and the working professional learn in detail the importance of communication, not just as a general principle, but in the real world terms of real production.

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Rocks

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Traci L. Slatton

It was with great pleasure that I found myself at the orientation meeting for the General Program at Ballet Hispanico, where Director AnaMaria Correa welcomed me with a warm handshake.

Students Succeed in Dance!

Luna Dance Institute | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
Luna Dance Institute

After many years of teaching dance to students in special education classes, I was once again enlightened by the clear evidence of student success that these children have in dance class!

Cultivating Leaders Through Dance

Luna Dance Institute | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Luna Dance Institute

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgAs with all the creative arts, dance allows people to feel connected to friends, family and community.

The Global Search for Education: Where Is the Next Martha Graham?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.12.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How important is dance to life? How important is oxygen to life? In American culture today, Martha Graham's legacy serves as a constant reminder of the importance of dance in our lives.

Gustavo Naveira And Giselle Anne: The New Tango

Terence Clarke | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Terence Clarke

In the world-wide community of Argentine tango, there are a few maestros that are sought after everywhere. One of these maestros is Gustavo Naveira.

'Good Schools Have the Arts' -- Isn't That What We Want for All Kids?

Richard Kessler | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education
Richard Kessler

Change will require the type of leadership that makes it known that schools without the arts cannot be good schools and will no longer be accepted.

Prince Donates $250,000 To American Ballet Theater's Education Programs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Prince is moving into arts philanthropy in a big way, with a particular focus on arts programs for the younger generation. Before he performed at New ...

Schoolhouse Rock: Teachers Combine Dance, Academics To Save On Classes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As schools struggle to find time for arts education in public schools nationwide, teachers are coming up with novel ways to integrate different art fo...

Spotlight on the Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

Annabella is known for having an eye for movement that conveys the essence of emotional situations. This shines through in "Primavera."