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July 2008

July 2008

Curtain Up
Wendy Perron
Vital Signs
A potpourri of events and ideas
Dance Matters
Mark Morris gives Romeo and Juliet new life, dance companies crop up around the country
New York Notebook
Royal Ballet of Flanders, Nelida Tirado, Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Why I Dance
Ailey's Alicia Graf
Alicia Graf
Your Body
Step by step: what to eat pre-performance
Jen Thompson
Advice For Dancers
Linda Hamilton, Ph.D.
Is Muscular the New Skinny?
How the "ideal" dancer body is evolving
Emily Macel
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Dancers and choreographers discuss what they find beautiful
Is It Sexist To Be Sexy?
Is onstage sensuality actually sexist?
Victoria Looseleaf
The Partner Beneath Your Feet
How top dance companies choose their dance floors
Lindsay Cowan
DM Style
Leotards to flatter any body type
Khara Hanlon
DM Recommends
Eleanor Powell DVDs—Hollywood's lost queen of tap
Teach-Learn Connection
Teacher's Wisdom
Kerry Hubata
Lynn Shapiro
On the Rise
Cedar Lake's Jon Bond
Lauren Kay
On Broadway
Unsung heroes: assistant choreographers
Sylviane Gold
Reviews & Previews
Kirov Ballet, San Francisco Ballet's New Works Festival
Transitions
Sallie Wilson, Frosty Freeze, Ernestine Stodell
Attitudes
The weight of bodies
Clive Barnes

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