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Statistics Explained Through Modern Dance: A New Way of Teaching a Tough Subject

Statistics Explained Through Modern Dance: A New Way of Teaching a Tough Subject | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
You want a gentle introduction to statistics, and maybe those Khan Academy videos aren't quite working out for you. Well, here's another approach: statistics explained with modern dance.
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A Stunning Dance Piece That Combines Traditional Choreography With Digital Projection

A Stunning Dance Piece That Combines Traditional Choreography With Digital Projection | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Pixel gives life to the empty space around its dancers.
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Philip Martin-Nielson takes the Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo by storm

Philip Martin-Nielson takes the Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo by storm | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Trockadero member Philip Martin-Nielson talks about overcoming autism through ballet, finding the right pointe shoe and more
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Dance is just what the doctor ordered

Dance is just what the doctor ordered | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Judith Mackrell: People with Parkinson’s and other diseases are benefiting from a growing recognition of the therapeutic benefits of dance
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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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Standing Up: Bill T. Jones and Theaster Gates Discuss Their Collaboration

Standing Up: Bill T. Jones and Theaster Gates Discuss Their Collaboration | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company’s Story/Time is a kind of spoken dance piece inspired by John Cage: 70 one-minute stories “interrupted by a chance musical score.”
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A Brief Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century

A Brief Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
As holiday season approaches, visions of sugar-plum fairies inevitably begin dancing in our heads. 'Tis the time of "The Nutcracker," and other classic ballet performances that countdown to a whole new season of dance across the world. In h...
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Choreographer Wayne McGregor | Dance reviews, news & interviews

Choreographer Wayne McGregor | Dance reviews, news & interviews | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
British dance-maker shares his views on creative practice, cognitive neuroscience, and critics. Dance interview by Hanna Weibye
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lesia trubat's ballet shoes electronically trace the movements of dancers

lesia trubat's ballet shoes electronically trace the movements of dancers | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
lesia trubat's 'E-traces' is based in capturing dance movements and transforming them into visual sensations through the use of new technologies.
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Playwright Tom Stoppard’s Surprisingly Relaxed Method

Playwright Tom Stoppard’s Surprisingly Relaxed Method | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Playwright Tom Stoppard, whose ‘Indian Ink’ and ‘The Real Thing’ come to Broadway this fall, reveals the simple way his supercomplicated plots come to him
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Why Don’t People Read Plays for Fun Anymore?

Why Don’t People Read Plays for Fun Anymore? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
“Sam gets weird.” This stage direction, on Page 32 of the newly published script of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play The Flick, reminded me in an instant why I love reading plays, why I’ll always love reading plays, even though I haven’t acted in a play since I was 21...
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For Garth Fagan, a life choreographed by his love of movement

For Garth Fagan, a life choreographed by his love of movement | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Garth Fagan has held his dance company together for 44 years, no easy feat. But mention another accomplishment — his Tony-winning choreography of the stage musical "The Lion King" — and Fagan breaks into a huge smile and rumbling laughter.
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You Can’t Make a Living: Digital Media, the End of TV’s Golden...

You Can’t Make a Living: Digital Media, the End of TV’s Golden... | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Photo by Benjamin Thompson A FEW WEEKS AGO, I went to a hotel in West Hollywood for a dinner in honor of playwrights working in film and TV. The event was hosted by the screenwriting organization The Black List, along with New Girl creator and showrunner Liz Meriwether, who started out (not long...
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Irish Sheet Music Archives - Irish Songs - Ward Irish Music Archives

Irish Sheet Music Archives - Irish Songs - Ward Irish Music Archives | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
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Exit the stage direction | Lyn Gardner

Exit the stage direction | Lyn Gardner | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Lyn Gardner: The plays of Ibsen and Shaw have extensive stage directions but are they a constraint to creativity or an invitation to imagine?
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Akram Khan: Gallery gives glimpse into dancer's world

Akram Khan: Gallery gives glimpse into dancer's world | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Dancer and choreographer Akram Khan transforms part of The Lowry gallery in Salford to give visitors a glimpse of the art, film and performance that inspire him.
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The Nazi war criminal, the Nuremberg prosecution expert… and a shared love of Bach

The Nazi war criminal, the Nuremberg prosecution expert… and a shared love of Bach | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A forthcoming project sheds light on the parallels between Hans Frank, a key player in the Holocaust, and Hersch Lauterpacht, one of the prosecution team at his trial, writes Ed Vulliamy
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Yale Journal of Music & Religion | Yale University

The Yale Journal of Music and Religion (YJMR) is published twice yearly by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, an interdisciplinary graduate center that educates leaders who foster, explore, and study engagement with the sacred through music, worship, and the arts in Christian communities, diverse religious traditions, and public life.

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The Evolution Of Violin Design: How Stradivarius Won The PR War

The Evolution Of Violin Design: How Stradivarius Won The PR War | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Using techniques used to study plants, a scientist charts the evolution of violin design over the last 500 years.
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Pina Bausch’s Epic Battle of the Sexes

Pina Bausch’s Epic Battle of the Sexes | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

In 1978’s Kontakthof, the late German choreographer brilliantly skewered contemporary relationships. Nearly 35 years later, it still feels fresh.

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Did Bach's wife write his finest works? - Telegraph

Did Bach's wife write his finest works?   - Telegraph | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Martin Jarvis, professor of music at Charles Darwin University in Australia, claims some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s best-loved works were actually written by his wife
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Bert Williams: America's First Black Star - Thinking About Theater - Oct 24, 2014

Bert Williams: America's First Black Star - Thinking About Theater - Oct 24, 2014 | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A rediscovered film at MoMA prompts reflections on a great artist's extraordinary career.
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Phaidon's Frieze interviews - Jérôme Bel | Art | Agenda | Phaidon

Phaidon's Frieze interviews - Jérôme Bel | Art | Agenda | Phaidon | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The choreographer describes how he's finding incredible stage presence in a company of disabled performers
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The Broad Appeal of Theater About Theater

The Broad Appeal of Theater About Theater | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The playwrights of ‘The Country House,’ ‘It’s Only a Play’ and ‘The Real Thing’—Tom Stoppard, Terrence McNally and Donald Margulies—discuss why these insider shows draw big audiences
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