Tag: music

How Jason Parsons Gets Dancers to Feel Comfortable with Improvisation

Jason Parsons began his professional career dancing for artists like Diana King and Celine Dion, for Disney and in countless industrials, but he soon realized his real interest was in the world of concert dance. Since then, he’s performed with companies like River North Dance Company and Mia Michaels’ RAW, and he has choreographed for […]

Win It! Rachael Sage's Choreographic CD

Win It!   Choreographic by Rachael Sage 14 tracks; $15   Rachael Sage’s new full-length album doesn’t hit shelves ’til May 20, but you can win a copy now! The album features swooping, piano- and string-heavy tracks ranging from jazzy, upbeat tunes to slower, lyrical sounds that will inspire your choreography.       [formidable id=100]

4 Albums to Inspire Creative Movement Class

Kids in Action by Greg and Steve; 12 tracks gregandsteve.com With song titles like “Conga Line” and “Can You Leap Like a Frog?”, musicians Greg and Steve offer built-in movement prompts. Engage young imaginations with these dance adventures, including fan favorite “Goin’ on a Bear Hunt.”   More Singable Songs by Raffi; 16 tracks raffinews.com […]

Video of the Month

Arnold leading advanced contemporary class Congratulations to Lenorris Arnold, the latest Editors’ Choice winner for the Dance Teacher Video of the Month! Arnold has a secret for finding on-trend, danceable music that is one of a kind: He purchases remixes of current songs from the audio-sharing platform SoundCloud. One artist he follows, Travis Lake, created […]