David Koteen on Caught Falling

David Koteen writes about the 10 year process of creating the book Caught Falling, including excerpts from the book documenting the development of the dance form Contact Improvisation.

Jazz Dance by Doug Yeuell

In many ways, we truly don't want to define Jazz dance; we want to live it, to feel it, to move with it.

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.

The Dance of Isadora Duncan by Valerie Durham

Valerie Durham describes essential aspects of the Isador Duncan technique, including historical concerns relating to the study of the technique.

“Hooray for Bollywood!” by Laurel Victoria Gray

Choreographer Laurel Victoria Gray discusses creation of her company's upcoming concert, and the tensions between traditional Indian dance and the new Bollywood styles.