How do you maintain your instrument? Do you dust it every once in a while? Do you tune it? Do you replace mallets, old strings? We dancers do all of these things in order to maintain our body (although the less replacing we have to do, the better), and for all of us, maintenance is… Read More
Yoga and Ballet: Finding the flow in Left Unsaid
By OBT Historian Linda Besant Are Locusts and Downward Facing Dogs a regular part of your life? If so, then you won’t want to miss seeing Left Unsaid in OBT’s “Song and Dance” program that opens April 21st. Choreographer Nicolo Fonte is a devoted practitioner of Iyengar yoga, and his ballet is rich with artistically… Read More
Your Daily Dance Break: A Contotionist Does a Yoga Inspired Dance
A quick survey of other dances inspired by yoga (like Nicolo Fonte’s Left Unsaid in our upcoming Song & Dance program) reveals the following: We think she must be made out of rubber. Don’t you?