Tag: Helen Crawford

Teaching Students to Use Breath and Momentum to Achieve an Airy Movement Quality

Dancing the role of Giselle or performing in one of José Limón’s many iconic works might be a career goal for many dance students. These roles—and many other dream parts in a variety of dance styles—require a floaty, seemingly effortless, movement style. However, according to Helen Crawford, a former first soloist and a current répétiteur […]