September 22, 2020

Inspiring Kids From Uganda Show off Their Amazing Dance Skills in Choreographed Routines

Dancing brings joy to both those performing it and the people watching. For proof, look no further than the videos produced by Masaka Kids Africana, an organization that is dedicated to supporting children in “education and social well being, through their talents.” The troupe is composed of kids (ages two and up) from Uganda. They all are incredible dancers and show off their awe-inspiring moves in charming routines set to African tunes.

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July 17, 2020

How Famed Ballet Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov Leapt Into Hearts Around the World

Embed from Getty Images Perhaps the most famous ballet in popular culture is, arguably, The Nutcracker. Many families arrive at local community centers in droves to watch their children perform in delightful amateur productions of it during the holidays. And if you can't make it to a live performance, there are numerous filmed productions you can find online and on television.

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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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