Dance

January 18, 2023

Cosplayer Dresses as Wednesday Addams and Perfectly Recreates Her Iconic Dance

It’s said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and cosplay is proof of it. Medha Srivastava is a cosplayer based in Mumbai who embodies the characters she’s emulating. One of her latest cosplay creations is of Wednesday Addams as played by Jenna Ortega from the Netflix show Wednesday. Srivastava is dressed in the outfit that the titular character wore during her now-iconic dance performed during the fourth episode.

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October 8, 2022

Discover the Story of Legendary Ballet Dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s Unique Grave

As an avid collector of antiques and textiles, it only makes sense that renowned ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev‘s tomb reflects his taste. Located in the Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois cemetery in the suburbs of Paris, Nureyev's tomb is draped with a realistic mosaic of an oriental kilim rug. Created by set designer Ezio Frigerio, who often collaborated with Nureyev, the tomb is a beautiful visual expression of the dancer's remarkable life.

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September 2, 2022

Choreography Duo Imagines 40 iPhone Text Tones as Expressive Interpretive Dances

Phone alert tones are surprisingly expressive. Despite lasting for just a second or two, the distinctive sounds each have their own personality. Choreography duo Austin and Marideth Telenko, aka Cost n’ Mayor, are taking this idea a step further by reimagining all of the iPhone sounds as interpretive dances. In a comprehensive series featuring 40 dances, the couple (who are married)

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March 18, 2022

Ballerina Olga Smirnova Leaves Bolshoi Ballet After Denouncing War in Ukraine

Russian ballerina Olga Smirnova has shown her disdain for her country's invasion of Ukraine by leaving the Bolshoi Ballet. Smirnova, a prima ballerina who has been with the historic company for a decade, will now dance for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Her decision lends another voice to the Russians who are denouncing Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine. Like many Russians, Smirnova has family ties to Ukraine.

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