Category Archive: Dance Company

Black History Month Spotlight: Alvin Ailey

Hello Readers – This has been a very long hiatus. I’ve missed you! Tell me things about your life. How was your 2016? How is your 2017? Hopefully a little more joyous now that I’m… Continue reading

A Dancer’s Form is not Shaped by Gravity

We are aware of the connection between effort and pleasure, we are aware of the distance between our body parts, we are aware of the friction between flesh and bones, we sense the… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Irish Step Dancing

Greetings World!!! Dance Pundit is back from her very extended hiatus. Thank you for sticking with me during this frigid winter. During my period of hibernation, I still managed to receive an average of… Continue reading

Coffee, Tea, Marzipan and Candy Canes

Those four sweet treats together can only mean one thing. It’s NUTCRACKER SEASON!!! Fun fact: I was going to name this post Land of the Sweets but apparently that title has been co-opted… Continue reading

Why, it’s a man! A man made out of tin!

Guess who’s back (da da da) back again (da da da). Dance Pundit’s back (da da da). Tell a friend (da da da). Hello Blogosphere! I’m back!!! I am well aware that my… Continue reading

The Future of Dance

Dance has many benefits. Of course there are the physical benefits such as increasing flexibility and improving your posture, however did you know that it can improve your cognitive acuity and can be used as… Continue reading

Drop pants not bombs, breakdance not hearts

And as the rest of the saying goes, make love not war… As I have alluded to in previous posts, dance is not static; it is constantly changing and evolving. With each new… Continue reading

Strike a Pose. Vogue (and Waack)!

“If you don’t understand the music, you will never understand the dance.” Tyrone Proctor, founding father of modern waacking The two dance styles I am focusing on today will certainly raise some eyebrows.… Continue reading

Turning the dance floor on its side. Literally

Bandaloop seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and the art of climbing to turn the dance floor on its side. Bandaloop Website Imagine dancing on the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington or the… Continue reading