Tag: new york city dance

4 Ways to Incorporate Improvisation Into Your Dance Classes

Ellen Robbins’ modern dance classes for kids and teens are legendary in New York City. Robbins, who has been teaching kids how to dance since the 1970s (and whose pupils included the actresses Claire Danes and Julia Stiles), takes the standard recital model and turns it on its head. Her students—ranging in age from 8 […]

This Company Tackles Immigration in NYC Performance (Plus Check Out the Photos of Their China Tour)

FJK Dance performed A Fusion of Culture and Dance/Message of Peace this past week at Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 695 Park Ave. Hailing from Iraq, Fadi Khoury, FJK Dance’s artistic director, had a mission with the special performance: to break down cultural boundaries, bring understanding between cultures and to promote “opportunity and hope the […]