Why Everyone Should Offer Dance Rehab Classes

July 11, 2011

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Ten weeks ago I began working with the lovely Liz Corwin¬†for a research project that she has been conducting regarding dance rehabilitation. Two days a week, myself and one other student have been participating in a one hour class led by Liz, who put together a series of movement from the classes of our University […]

Posted in: Education

Participate in Dance-Related Conversations on Twitter

July 10, 2011

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If you aren’t a Twitter user already, get involved! In this digital age there is so much online content to share and discuss and Twitter is a great platform for that. On this particular social networking site, hashtags (#) are used to denote keywords or topics of conversation. Users include these short topic titles within […]

Posted in: Social Media

Five Social Media Tools That Dance Festivals and Workshops Should Use

July 7, 2011

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Ever since summer rolled around I have been waiting to find out more about what is going on at the many summer dance festivals and workshops going on around the world. I have been slightly disappointed to find out that only a few of the more famous festivals have been updating their online audience about […]

Posted in: Social Media

3D Dance Movies Give Audiences The Best Seat in the House

July 3, 2011

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Thanks to modern technology, dance and film lovers around the world have a chance to see some of their favorite dancers live…almost. If you have seen a 3D movie, you know what I mean. The films make you feel like you’re standing in the room with all the drama and excitement. I was skeptical at […]

Dance Companies and Fanatics Tap Into Tumblr

July 1, 2011

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As much as I love my WordPress.com blog, I have recently become aware of the potential held by the blogging platform called Tumblr. Over the past few months, the number Tumblr blogs has surpassed the number of WordPress blogs and I have noticed an increased involvement by members of the dance community. Dance professionals and […]

Posted in: Social Media

The Men of Les Ballet Trockadero Participate in the “It Gets Better” Project

June 23, 2011

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In celebration of gay pride month I decided to post this video of the men of Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo speaking on their experiences growing up as gay male dancers. The video was filmed for the It Gets Better Project, a project which was started by Dan Savage and his partner Terry who […]

Posted in: Public Relations

Theatre Bay Area Provides Important Information About Social Media in the Arts

June 22, 2011

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Theatre Bay Area recently came out with a study called The Tangled Web: Social Media in the Arts. The findings of this study are based on the social media presence of 207 diverse non-profit arts organizations around the world. Since the company mostly focuses on art in the Bay Area, the sample used in this […]

Posted in: Social Media