In this 1817 tip sheet for dancers, charmingly minimalist stick figures show you how to perform popular group “country dances” imported to America from England and France.
The loveliest thing you’ll watch today: Tilda Swinton and Roger Ebert’s widow lead a 1,500-person Barry White dance-along honoring Ebert. Pair with Ebert on writing, life and mortality.
Dancing lessons from James Brown! From the Boogaloo to the Funky Chicken, by way of the Camel Walk.
A fascinating history of tap dancing as popular entertainment and grassroots craft from TED and dancer Andrew Nemr.
If you’re a fellow lover of all things Alice in Wonderland, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by photographer Cade Martin’s Wonderland project for the Washington Ballet – a series of ethereal photographs of dancers inspired by the Lewis Carroll classic.
To give you goosebumps – Helen Keller visits Martha Graham’s studio and experiences dance for the first time, likening it to thought itself.
“Oh, how wonderful! How like thought! How like the mind it is!”
To stop your breath: 72-year-old Helen Keller visits Martha Graham’s studio, experiences dance for the first time – a true triumph of the human spirit over disability.
What better way to celebrate Gene Kelly’s 100th birthday today than with his timeless classic, “Singing’ in the Rain”?