Dance

December 9, 2019

20 Creative Gifts for Dancers That Celebrate the Art of Movement

The art of movement is more than a hobby or profession, it’s a passion. Anyone who knows a dancer understands just how much the craft becomes an integral part of everyday life. So what to get that dancer for a special occasion? There are so many incredible gifts that celebrate the art of dance, whether you are shopping for the holidays, a birthday, or the perfect present to commemorate a big performance.

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October 4, 2019

Legendary Nicholas Brothers Dance Routine Was Unrehearsed and Filmed in One Take

Most dance routines are practiced countless times before they’re performed, but the legendary Nicholas Brothers could dazzle audiences on the first take. A clip from the movie Stormy Weather (1943)—featuring Cab Calloway and his orchestra performing Jumpin Jive—captures Fayard (1914–2006) and Harold (1921–2000) Nicholas jumping into tap-dancing action to perform an incredible routine that was completely unrehearsed and recorded in one take.

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July 30, 2018

Athletic Ballet Dancers Photographed on the Streets of Melbourne

For over four years, Omar Z. Robles has been photographing ballet dancers from companies around the world. Placing them in an urban setting, he’s able to capture a different view of classical dance—one that is more egalitarian. On a recent trip to Melbourne, Robles was reminded of just how much his work can touch the public. While in Australia, Robles was met with challenges.

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