Apex Contemporary Dance Theatre Presents: Mind To Body April 2, 2011 3:00pm Performing Arts Complex at PCS 1001 W. 84th Avenue, Denver CO 80260 $22 Adults & $18 Students Go to ApexDance.org to purchase tickets today!!
A great thanks to all who helped to put the show together. This was one of those dream come true moments for me as an artist. To collaborate with so many amazing people: avante garde cellist Zoë Keating, textile enchantress Lynne Bruning, and the amazing dancers at Apex created an energy that is hard to express. The [...]
Lynne Bruning joined Apex Dance in the studio for the first time yesterday, bringing her amazing designs and ideas into our world. What an incredible performance is being built with so many talented artists. Check out Lynne’s blog post about the event at her blog The Twisted Warp.
Do you want to continue your dance training over the summer but can’t afford the travel and housing costs associated with out of town workshops? We have just what you are looking for! Apex is holding our first summer dance workshop right here in Colorado. This is an amazing week of classes in 3 different [...]
Earlier, we looked at the differences between ballet and modern dance. One of those main differences—whether or not the performance tells a story—can confuse some people. This brings us to one common phrase uttered by the virgin dance audience: “I have no idea what’s going on right now.” Dance doesn’t always have to tell a [...]
It’s fashion week in Russia and designer Tatyana Parfyonova stormed the stage with her gorgeous presentation of her new collection, inspired by and dedicated to the Russian Ballet. To enhance the “weightless” attributes of her new line, Parfyonova’s models danced down the catwalk en pointe! Check out the video here.
Ballet is much more than tutus and leotards set to classical music. It’s an art form rich in history, culture and technique spanning centuries further than your little sister’s recital. Ballet is a Western performance dance dating back to the 15th century, originally as a dance interpretation of fencing. Since then, ballet’s evolved from short [...]
The oldest performance art in the world will meet the world’s hottest act on November 14th when Lady Gaga teams up with The Bolshoi Ballet and artist Franesco Vezzoli at the Museum of Contemporary Art! On the unusual pairing for the event, artist Vezzoli told Style.com’s Derek Blasberg: I wanted to mix together the youngest [...]
In French, chassé literally means “chased,” which pretty much describes the foot movements. It’s a fairly simple set of gliding triple steps that come in many variants. Check it out in the video: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXjBvyanvG8&hl=en&fs=1&]