Monthly Archives: January 2015

My Favorite Dance Students, Part 2

This is a continuation of last week’s post, so if you missed it, read it here first. Another reason some of my students fit my target market is an unusual learning style.  One of my specialties is finding out how … Continue reading

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My Favorite Students, Part 1

I’m not going to talk about specific students in this post, but rather the kind of people I most like to work with, and why.  In other words, as marketing people like to say, my target market. I like to … Continue reading

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Do You Have to be a Dancer to Make a Marionette Dance?

Last week I posted on Appalachian  dancing dolls and promised a follow up post on Dancing puppets.  Making a marionette look real is a real and fascinating art.  The dolls themselves are amazing works of art and the puppet masters … Continue reading

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Art, Percussion, and Dance

Music and dance go hand in hand, but sometimes the dance IS the music, or at least part of it.  The most obvious example of this is tap dance, where the dance creates the percussion.  Tap is the perfect blend … Continue reading

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Using Dance to Make a Point

Dance can be a powerful motivator.  It’s energetic and engaging and keeps people’s attention.  I’ve talked about how much I enjoy the creative use of dance in advertising, but it’s also used to make people think, to inform, and to … Continue reading

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