Monthly Archives: September 2012

What the World Needs Now: YOUR Art!

I almost quit dancing yesterday.  (‘Gotta love those sweeping dramatic statements!) Really.  Too hard.  Not too hard physically, although it is pretty challenging.  But rather, too hard emotionally or logistically or managerially. Maybe not even too hard, just too draining. … Continue reading

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It’s Still Not About the Steps

Or as the late visionary, choreographer Pina Bausch, stated perfectly: “To understand what I am saying, you have to believe that dance is something other than technique.  We forget where the movements come from.  They are born from life.” Right … Continue reading

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How To Feed An Artist

“How To Starve An Artist” was the title of the post when I started writing.  Followed by “Can You Destroy A Passion?” Dark mood. But as frustrating as the artist’s struggle feels right now, I didn’t want to put an angry … Continue reading

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Cemetery Run

First things first: I am not a runner.  Or, if I must run, I am a sprinter–a short burst and done.   Whining to myself most of the time.  Wishing I were a runner, enjoying this.  It would be so … Continue reading

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Doing the Beauty We Love*

It all started when I noticed that a reader had found my blog by Google-searching why dancing is a work of art.   Golly, I sure hope it is…. Actually, yes, I know it is, or it can be. Which … Continue reading

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Passion Jet Pack

It’s 12:30 a.m. and I’m completely revved.  Even though my intense, rockin’ dance class with powerhouse Kellie Lynch ended five hours ago.  Even though my body is completely exhausted, wrung out. I’m still jazzed despite the fact that since class … Continue reading

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Flashmob of 1: Beach Video NOW VIEWABLE (I hope)

Ugh, sorry that the link couldn’t be viewed before.  My mistake.  Hope I’ve fixed the problem. Below is the link for the unedited footage of my solo, “Sea Glass,” at the ocean at Cape Cod’s Marconi Beach.  What you can’t … Continue reading

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