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2010

VIDEO: Harumi Terayama

Discovering Contemporary Dance Season 1: Episode 24 | 16:21 Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet dancer Harumi Terayama talks about how her experiences at Juilliard and opened her eyes to the world of contemporary dance, compares dance in the U.S. and Japan, and describes the challenges of working at Cedar Lake.

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Latex Ball 2010 Latex Ball 2010 | photo Kevin Tachman

Hold That Pose For Me

A few years ago, I saw my first vogueing video on YouTube. I have been hooked ever since, finding the one-of-a-kind dance style and underground scene incredibly fascinating. A few of my friends have participated in “balls,” or meetings where different vogueing groups or “houses” come together to battle in dance and fashion-inspired categories for cash prizes. With significant research, I was able to attend one of these balls at a club in NYC last year. I’ve been to a couple since, and they are unforgettable. I don’t know a whole lot about how the scene operates…

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Video: Daniil Simkin

A Healthy Perspective on Being a Dancer Season 1: Episode 23 | 19:27 American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniil Simkin talks about his private training with his mother, how coming from a ballet family has affected his career, and the importance of work-life balance as a professional ballet dancer.

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VIDEO: Trey McIntyre

If Your Eyes Are Open to Inspiration the Earth Is Electric Season 1: Episode 21 | 15:12 Trey McIntyre, Artistic Director of the Trey McIntyre Project talks about challenging and pushing himself, artistic growth, and what he hopes to achieve with his work by striving to not repeat himself or…

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Prince Credell

Le Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve dancer Prince Credell compares his experiences working with Ailey 2, Alonzo King, Hubbard Street, Le Ballet, and shares the realizations that he’s made along the way.

20 Questions with Kathi Martuza

Kathi Martuza is a principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre. She’s a former dancer at San Francisco Ballet.

1. What is your breakfast of choice?
“A whole wheat tortilla with melted cheese, avocado and arugula-drizzled with olive oil, salt and pepper.”

2. What is your pre-performance ritual?
“I put my feet up and take a nap. I drink a cup of black tea while I do my hair and make-up. Then I tape my toes, do a 10 min. floor-barre, and a 15 min. barre, put on my costume and go over a few steps.”

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Video: Tiler Peck

From Competitions and Broadway to New York City Ballet Season 1 : Episode 18 | 11:54 Then New York City Ballet Soloist (now Principal) Tiler Peck reflects on her competition upbringing and how it has shaped her training and career, reveals what makes her nervous, and shares her personal approach…

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Video: David Hallberg

A Classical Ballet Dancer’s Admiration for the Avant Garde Season 1 : Episode 17 | 15:40 American Ballet Theatre principal dancer David Hallberg shares how he rose through the ranks to become a star and shares his passion about forms of performance art other than classical ballet.

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