How Jacqulyn Buglisi Teaches Graham

How Jacqulyn Buglisi Teaches Graham

Jacqulyn Buglisi has a flair for drama. To encourage the students in her intermediate and advanced Graham classes at The Ailey School to open their sternums in a high release, she tells them to stretch “like a flower came out of your heart.” When attempting to...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Xin Ying

Xin Ying in Andonis Foniadakis’ Echo When Martha Graham Dance Company soloist Xin Ying was studying at the Graham School, her teacher Yung Yung Tsuai helped her understand Graham technique in her native language. “When I got to New York, I barely spoke any...

An Exciting Spring for USC BFA Students

William Forsythe teaching ballet class to BFA students It’s a good time to be a USC dance major. The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance’s inaugural class of BFA students have some exciting opportunities coming their way this spring. Check out the agenda: – This...

University of Southern California’s Dance Season

Hubbard Street 2 It’s an exciting time for the University of Southern California! In our September 2014 cover story, we got a peak inside the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, which boasts not only former Joffrey Ballet dancer Jodie Gates at the helm, but the...

Martha Graham: American Modern Dance Pioneer

One of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century, Martha Graham (1894–1991) helped lead the American modern dance revolution, breaking from the traditions of classical ballet as well as the romantic style of earlier modern dance pioneers. The...

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