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4 Easy Ways Dancers Can Help Protect The Environment

4 Easy Ways Dancers Can Help Protect The Environment

Happy Earth Day! Though there’s only one date a year dedicated to formally showing our planet a little love, the Earth Day Network works all year long to find solutions to climate change, lessen plastic pollution, and protect the environment and our animals - and so should we. Think one person can’...
  • Opinion
  • by Anne Lauren Luben - 22 Apr 2019
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“The Red Shoes” is Matthew Bourne’s Love Letter to Film and Dance

Of all Matthew Bourne’s works for New Adventures, many of which have been seen here in Los Angeles, The Red Shoes makes the best case for an ocean-goi...

Educational

Are You Missing Opportunities?

We all want opportunities. They’re what take us from where we are now to where we want to be next. Opportunities to shine, grow, experience and be a p...

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“Polina” Integrates Dance and Drama with International Flair

Polina, opening this weekend in Los Angeles, makes deft work of melding real dancing and an accompanying narrative drama into a satisfying film. Shot...

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Call it a Team, Call it a Village

Either way, as a dancer, you need it. There’s something incredible about being a part of a team. Unfortunately, it seems to have lost a little gloss...

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Keeping it Real: A Dancer's Life

This industry of ours is aspirational. We are forever seeing breath-taking examples of what we'd like to aspire to, what we’re inspired by and - let's...

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Should Dancers Go To Dance College?

This is a question many dancers wrestle with as they’re graduating from high school. You’re feeling the clock ticking on your career and are eager to...

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Scottish Ballet “Streetcar” A Vibrant Departure

Fifteen minutes into the Scottish National Ballet’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire the projected image of an antebellum mansion that is the ba...

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For Matthew Bourne Dance is an Adventure

For Matthew Bourne, dance is an adventure. So far, the two iterations of his companies Adventures in Motion Pictures and New Adventures remain linked...

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Martha Graham Company, Wild Up Bring On A Smashing Modern Dance Program

It was a superlative evening of dance at the Valley Performing Arts Center last night. And it wasn’t only the terrific program of Graham classics—Cave...