While I was teaching class last week, I had a question from one of my students. A question that I think many dancers will have at some point during their training, "how do I make this better?". The 'this' in question was her arabesque. But there are so many other moves and position that dancers… Continue reading One Move at a Time: The Arabesque
I have to choreograph. Partly for my degree and particularly for my work. If I don't choreograph my classes tend to fall flat as they are based on the children learning a routine. If I haven't choreographed a routine, there isn't a routine for them to learn. While I would be very happy to have… Continue reading YEESSSS!: Having the impulse to create movement
Ballet is a style that is very prominent within the dance industry. It is often the first style of dance a child will engage with. It may also be one style of dance that has stood through time remaining, in most cases, in it's classical form. However, like all styles, ballet is adapting and creating… Continue reading Boundaryless Ballet: How choreographers are now opening up the possibilities of the classical form.