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What is Dance Etiquette?

What is Dance Etiquette?

Etiquette is not a set of archaic rules, it is a means of making working together easier by providing common ground for groups of people who work, live, or, in this case, dance together. Once a group is familiar with a set of etiquette rules, they have a better means of communicating with each other, and an understanding of boundaries. It makes for much more companionable work in the dance classroom, and prepares dancers for the teamwork necessary to insure the quality of a live performance. Over time, dance has developed its own culture that makes it unique. Etiquette is...

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Summer 2018 Dance and Theatre Class Schedules

Summer 2018 Dance and Theatre Class Schedules

Barfield School of Dance 2298 Barfield Road Murfreesboro, TN 37128 (615) 896-3118 During the summer students will take ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and other creative movement classes each day, as well as swimming, games and crafts. Session #1 Day Camp May 28 - June 1 (ages 3-9) Session #2 Day Camp June 4-8 (ages 3-9) Session #3 Overnight Camp June 11-15 (ages 3-12) All day camps begin at 9:00 a.m. and end each day at 3:00 p.m. Camps will end after the dance performance on the Friday of each session. Cannon Arts Dance Studio 119 West Main Street Woodbury, TN 37190 (615)...

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4 Recent Innovations in Dancewear

4 Recent Innovations in Dancewear

Dance, especially ballet, is filled with tradition. Because of that, innovation has been slow to find its way into design of dancewear and performance enhancement supplies. But new technologies developed at the end of the twentieth century have spurred on new developments, especially in the last several years. Pointe Shoes In 1993, Eliza Minden introduced the first successful modernization of the pointe shoe. According to an article by Leigh Schanfein in Dance Informa magazine, Minden used her knowledge of dance and manufacturing to create a shoe using new synthetic technologies such as thermoplastic elastomers and urethane. Gaynor Minden shoes are manufactured in Lawrence,Massachusetts in...

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