Your Holiday Season Improv Playlist

[vc_row text_align=”center”][vc_column][vc_column_text]The leaves have changed colors and drifted to the ground and snow will soon be all around! Get into the season with these songs to improv too.[/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-heart” i_color=”custom” i_size=”xs” add_icon=”true” i_custom_color=”#fcabbe”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Winter Song Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Peppermint Winter Owl City[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Seasons […]

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Dance History Month: Fox Trot

[vc_row text_align=”center”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text text_color=”#37c3d3″]Danced to big band music, the foxtrot resembles the waltz but is danced to a 4/4 time signature. It reached its peak of popularity in the 1930s, but continues to be danced today. Large, elegant, and graceful movements are typical. The female partner […]

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Dance History Month: The Quickstep

[vc_row text_align=”center”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text text_color=”#37c3d3″]Created by Caribbean and African American dancers in NYC during the 1920s, the Quickstep is light and upbeat. Unlike the foxtrot, there are often syncopated rhythms and the male partner closes his feet. The quickstep is supposed to appear glamours and elegant with […]

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Dance History Month: The Waltz

[vc_row text_align=”center”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text text_color=”#37c3d3″]Many ballet dancers may automatically recognize waltz music for its ¾ time signature. Waltz began in Europe sometime during the 16th century. It was both a ballroom and folk dance. In contrast to ballet, it began among the peasant population and was later […]

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True or False? Dancer Stereotypes

[vc_row text_align=”center”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text text_color=”#37c3d3″]We love being dancers, but sometimes the stereotypes that go along with being one can be hurtful. Here are some of the most common stereotypes and sayings about dancers broken down. Tell us what you think! “Dance Won’t Get You Anywhere” While the […]

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