March, 2013

Using Hoopdance Music Videos to Promote Musicians

March 18, 2013 Caroleeena hoopdanceHoopingMusic VideoVideo

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I love to watch videos of people hoopdancing in their living rooms to music they love. I love to see people tearing it up to music they really get into. YouTube has both enabled us to do this and made it very challenging for us to do this. We have the technology to just turn […]

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Choreography: Tips for Soloists

March 14, 2013 Caroleeena DancehoopdanceUncategorized

Solo

Before the show, arrive early, go on stage, pick a spot at the farthest point, in the middle, to spot on and anchor. Project your energy there! Take the Stage. When you take the stage, make an impression. Don’t wait til your music starts. Take the stage like a professional. Leave the stage like a […]

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Dance Composition – An Introduction

March 14, 2013 Caroleeena DancehoopdancePoiUncategorized

Frozen

“Choreography is simpler than you think. Just go and do, and don’t think so much about it. Just make something interesting.” – George Balanchine The following is a synopsis of several aspects of the choreographic process. Over time I hope to elaborate on many of these concepts. This is the framework I plan to work […]

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Choreography: Finding Your Hook, Crafting Your Dance

March 12, 2013 Caroleeena DancehoopdancehoopdancePoiUncategorized

Betty Adorno as Monet's Water Colors

Dance tells a story through movement. When choreographing a dance, we are making decisions about which story-telling devices to include, how to order our story, where to start, and how to end. For this piece we will deal specifically with the first aspect of choreography, deciding which story-telling devices to include. In other words, finding […]

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