Nancy Havlik on Turn To Zero

I began by writing my own set of directions. I created my directions with timed free-writings, in an attempt to take my brain to the same place it goes when I do movement improvisation.

Water Stones by Lea Craigie-Marshall

A young girl, exploring what, to her, are the wilds of the land.  Hands and feet in the freezing waters, pulling striated rocks and raw gemstones from...

Finding Space for the Metropolitan Areas Youth by Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes, the Director of Joy of Motion's Education program, discusses her joys and challenges in creating a meaningful opportunities for young dancers in D.C.

Michael Bjerknes

"Michael Bjerknes, a former Washington Ballet dancer and ballet master and co-founder of the American Dance Institute in Rockville, died April 14 of colon cancer at the Washington Home and Community Hospice. He was 51. After Mr. Bjerknes stopped dancing, he became a teacher and ballet master at the Washington Ballet and the Universal Ballet in Seoul. He was an influential creative force in the Washington area for the past two decades.

Arias with a Twist by Alex Leidy

Watching Arias with a Twist, I was reminded of nothing so much as the iconic Looney Toons short “Duck Amuck.” For those unfamiliar with it, the short...