Posts tagged ‘jazz’

I posted some ideas and research not too long ago about how to create a┬áDance Studio Apartment. I’ve recently been doing a lot more reading and research on that subject (including real-estate hunting and tax-implications), and I am hoping to be able to actually pursue that dream and create my own studio in the near […]

Tapestry 2010 @ The Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA On Saturday, May 22nd, I went to dinner with a friend at a beloved Turkish restaurant in Arlington named Pasha. After dinner, with our bellies full, and the night still feeling rather young, my friend and I decided to be adventurous and walk around little, to see […]

Lyrical/Standard Fusion

May 9th, 2010

As I was writing the last post about Lyrical, I was also talking to a new friend, who also dances Standard, on Facebook. We were talking about practicing, and I was recounting one of the random ways I practice standard when I have the floor all to myself for an hour before lyrical on Fridays. […]

My interpretation of Lyrical is that it is all about dancing without formal rules, guided by an emotional connection to the music and or the lyrics – so if the piece being danced to doesn’t touch the dancer, then the performance has no basis, no substance, and no authenticity. I must confess, am quickly falling […]