As a dancer, I know first hand that we can be our own worst critic. It’s easy to get discouraged when you’re not booking gigs, spending long hours in the studio trying to be “perfect,” over-exhausted mentally and physically from over-practicing, and feeling like you are never good enough. This is when I am gently […]
It’s getting to be that time of year, AUDITION SEASON! Whether you are preparing for college, summer stock, dance company, or Broadway auditions, there are some key things to keep in mind to help you stand out. 1. BE PREPARED. Now I know what you’re thinking, “Of course I’m prepared, I practice everyday!” While practice […]
Welcome to the final part of our Bob Fosse Series! Today I will give you some pointers for teaching Bob Fosse technique to beginner dance students. Here are my top 5 strategies: 1. Introduce Historical Background: This is so important! Your dancers will better understand the why behind the movement if they know what inspired it. […]
Bob Fosse was a pioneer in the realm of theater dance. He created a uniquely personalized style that is recognized worldwide. How did it all begin you ask? Let’s take a look back at his life and work. Fosse was born Robert Louis Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew […]
I’m excited to announce this blog post as the first of a three part series on Bob Fosse! It’s no secret to those closest to me that I LOVE Bob Fosse. He is one of my greatest influences as a choreographer and I just love the way he expresses sensuality so subtlety. I also connected […]
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Welcome to Aries In Flight’s first blog post! It’s Catherine Baggs, artistic director and founder here and I am so excited to share this new venture with you all. This blog will feature Theater Jazz history and in the form of biographies, interviews, and personal stories. Growing up in this genre I learned most of […]