Posts Tagged ‘colorado dance scene

03
Nov
09

Boulder’s Dance Bridge wins Colorado Dance Award

Congratulations to Dance Bridge of Boulder for winning the Colorado Dance Award for Service to the Field (for Organizations) on Saturday.

Dance Bridge was established by the Boulder Arts Commission and serves as a news and discussion center for Colorado’s dance scene. According to its website, Dance Bridge is

a multi-faceted project aimed to broaden public participation in dance through support, promotion and the centralization of services and resources. The Dance Bridge acts as a clearing-house for dancers and dance-related activities in the area.

Dance Bridge has also listed Apex events in the past, so we’re very glad they’re recognized for their work in promoting dance in Colorado! Kudos! Check out their website to learn more.

27
Oct
09

Telling a Story Through Dance (or not)

Decisions

Earlier, we looked at the differences between ballet and modern dance. One of those main differences—whether or not the performance tells a story—can confuse some people. This brings us to one common phrase uttered by the virgin dance audience:

“I have no idea what’s going on right now.”

Dance doesn’t always have to tell a story, as songs don’t always have to have lyrics. There’s no right or wrong way to perform, just two very different results. In this article, we’ll check out Continue reading ‘Telling a Story Through Dance (or not)’

15
Oct
09

Ballet

Ballet

Ballet is much more than tutus and leotards set to classical music. It’s an art form rich in history, culture and technique spanning centuries further than your little sister’s recital. Ballet is a Western performance dance dating back to the 15th century, originally as a dance interpretation of fencing. Since then, ballet’s evolved from short performances in between opera scenes to Continue reading ‘Ballet’

09
Oct
09

Contemporary Dance

Get more for your dance fix at http://www.apexdance.org!

Get more for your dance fix at http://www.apexdance.org!

After centuries of the rigid structure of ballet, dancers grew tired of always following the rules. Thus contemporary and modern dance were born. Contemporary dance is a form of concert dance that emerged in the 20th century that fuses Continue reading ‘Contemporary Dance’




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