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The next chart-topper could be just an algorithm away

The next chart-topper could be just an algorithm away | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Discovering new music talent like James Bay, this year’s tipped breakthrough act whose debut album duly topped the charts, is an expensive business for record companies.
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When Inspiration Won't Strike

When Inspiration Won't Strike | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Choreographer’s block. It’s the black cloud that all dancemakers—seasoned artists and green ones alike—experience at some point nearly every time they create. What separates the professionals from the novices is learning how to press on and not let it derail the work. We talked to six choreographers about what they do when they feel stuck. A common theme: When you are having trouble, chances are it’s because you’re challenging yourself in a way that you never have before.

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Is American Modern Dance a Pyramid Scheme?

Is American Modern Dance a Pyramid Scheme? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Shannon Marie Robinson's insight:
PERPETUATING THE BFA/MFA TRACK IN DANCE HAS NOT MADE DANCE RICHER, STRONGER OR MORE CREATIVE
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How dancers learn their steps: music, muscle memory and mystery

How dancers learn their steps: music, muscle memory and mystery | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
When ballerina Jenifer Ringer took on a new role at the New York City Ballet, she had to train her ear for the composition and her body for the moves – then let her imagination take flight
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It’s Not Just Björk: Women Are Tired of Not Getting Credit for Their Own Music

It’s Not Just Björk: Women Are Tired of Not Getting Credit for Their Own Music | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Pitchfork published a new interview with Björk on Wednesday, and in it she speaks powerfully about the kind of sexism she’s faced in her career. Asked by Jessica Hopper about early reports that Arca was the “sole producer” on her new album rather than, as Arca later clarified, a co-producer, Björk opened up about how she’s been denied...
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Military bands offer musicians great jobs, similar challenges to orchestras

Military bands offer musicians great jobs, similar challenges to orchestras | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Washington’s military bands offer functional music - but have the same challenges as civilian counterparts
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The real choice of “The Bachelor’s” Sharleen Joynt: is a personal life harmful to your opera career?

The real choice of “The Bachelor’s” Sharleen Joynt: is a personal life harmful to your opera career? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Unhappy in Germany, a soprano goes on “The Bachelor” — and then weighs the career consequences.
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Advice to a College Music Student

Advice to a College Music Student | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Below is some helpful advice that I have for students of music, especially at the undergraduate level.

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Female Conductors Aim to Break "The Last Glass Ceiling"

Female Conductors Aim to Break "The Last Glass Ceiling" | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Picture a sprawling orchestra tuning up. That dissonant yet somehow warm cacophony emanates from the stage. Suddenly, a hush comes over the room as the conductor enters and proudly bows before the audience.
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A stage of their own: why female playwrights are still marginalised

A stage of their own: why female playwrights are still marginalised | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
At the National Theatre and beyond, female playwrights’ work is still frequently hived off in smaller spaces and slapped with the ‘radical’ tag. Are our leading theatrical institutions built on suspect foundations?
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Acting and Impersonation – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Acting and Impersonation – The Los Angeles Review of Books | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
[…] you should never give an acting award to actor or actress for playing an insane person. There was never an Ophelia who was bad in the mad scene. — Rouben Mamoulian AS THE OSCARS roll around again, the question of what constitutes acting worthy of such high recognition emerges once again...
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Listen To Music, Dammit!

Listen To Music, Dammit! | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Listening to and trying to understand as much music as possible, even music that you don’t enjoy, is an incredibly important part of becoming a better and better musician.

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The Role Of College Teaching In The Life of A Creative Musician

The Role Of College Teaching In The Life of A Creative Musician | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The big point that critics of college teaching fail to understand is that teaching music is more than just teaching music. A good teacher connects the great musicians and musical works of the past ...
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The Elephant In The Music Room

The Elephant In The Music Room | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The trouble brewing that nobody wants to talk about.

 

Match that mind-boggling volume of available music with staggering shifts in technology and listener habits, and Lack of Discovery rears its ugly head as an alarming and incredibly complex set of problems with potentially catastrophic ramifications for most musicians, and for the recorded music industry itself.

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Want an acting career? Better become a theatre producer too

Want an acting career? Better become a theatre producer too | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
If you're prepared to do several full-time jobs at once and forgo sleep, you can control your own acting career by making your own shows, says Laura Lindsay
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The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets to Ask : How Do Dancers Prepare for Their Shows?

The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets to Ask : How Do Dancers Prepare for Their Shows? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
"This Saturday and Sunday, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company will be performing three world premieres at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. With shows coming up so soon, we set out to discover how these amazing artists prepare for their work." Ashley Lopez, Intern, The Dance Enthusiast
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Litchfield’s Evolving Center uses dance to heal minds

Litchfield’s Evolving Center uses dance to heal minds | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Dance may not just be athletic or aesthetic, it can also be psychotherapeutic. With a wooden floor, a huge wall mirror, a ballet bar, and pillows on the floor with the word “relax” printed on them, the space combined a dance studio with a therapist's office...

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David Byrne: 'The internet will suck all creative content out of the world'

David Byrne: 'The internet will suck all creative content out of the world' | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The boom in digital streaming may generate profits for record labels and free content for consumers, but it spells disaster for today's artists, says David Byrne
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