Bob Boross Demonstrates a Tricky Matt Mattox Tendu

Boross studied extensively with jazz legend Matt Mattox, wrote his master’s thesis on Mattox’s career and has been a professor in six university dance programs. Here, he teaches one of Mattox’s codified warm-up...

Jazz Dance Takes Center Stage

The National Dance Education Organization’s first “Jazz Dance: Roots and Branches in Practice” conference is happening at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, July 31–August 3. The four-day conference contains movement workshops of a variety of jazz...

Lauren Giordano Curran’s Pre-class Ritual

After doing yoga poses before class, Lauren Giordano Curran likes to warm up with her students. In our April issue’s Health column we asked four teachers what their personal warm-up practices were. Here’s what jazz teacher Lauren Giordano Curran had to say. Lauren...

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