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When Ballet and Juggling Combine…

Good things happen! Stumbled across this video and had to share. This is the trailer for a recent project from the Gandini Juggling company called 4×4 Ephemeral Architectures. The show pairs jugglers with ballet dancers and it gives a whole new meaning to spacial awareness. Just watch: ArtsDanceGandini Jugglingjuggling

Movie Monday | The Red Shoes

For today’s Dance Movie post, I’m going big with The Red Shoes…. Arguably the best representation of the ballet world ever committed to fictional film!  Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 masterpiece beautifully captures the obsessive nature of classical ballet and shrouds protagonist Victoria Page’s (Moira Shearer) struggle to choose between her true love and her love…

Movie Monday: Girl Crazy

Ok to be fair, there is not a lot of dancing in this one… But there is some, including a big snazzy ending number set to “I Got Rhythm.”  Just like my previous movie post, all the music in MGM’s 1943 film Girl Crazy is by the Gershwin brothers, which means it’s all fantastic.  And the…