This Video of Tiler Peck Dancing At Her Mom's Studio is Giving Us Life

We've known for a while now that New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck can do anything. She tackles everything in the NYCB rep—from "Emeralds" to Aurora to Justin Peck—with precision and pizzazz. And, we recently found out that she's kinda an amazing tap dancer:


But her latest Instagram video shows another side of her dancing—and gives us all the feels:

Yep, that Peck's home studio in California (which just happens to be owned by her mom) and one of her mom's adorable students. (Bravo, little girl, for a solid attempt at keeping up with Peck. We would have given up by the end, too.)

We're loving the soulful, jazzy vibes of this quick routine—and those turns into the layout? We're shook.

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CalArts dance students. Photo by Josh S. Rose, Courtesy CalArts

4 Reasons Interdisciplinary Education Can Make You a Stronger Dancer, According to CalArts

After years spent training in their childhood studio, it can be hard for dancers to realize exactly how many pathways there are toward career success. The School of Dance at CalArts aims to show its students all of them.

Built with the intention to break barriers and bend the rules, CalArts' interdisciplinary curriculum ensures that students take classes that cover an entire spectrum of artistic approaches. The result? A dance program that gives you much more than just dance.

Last week, Dance Magazine caught up with Kevin Whitmire, assistant director of admission for CalArts School of Dance, and recent alum Kevin Zambrano for the inside scoop on how an interdisciplinary curriculum can make you a stronger artist. Watch the full event below, and read on for the highlights.

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July 2021