by Luis Eduardo Gonzalez “Dance is low on the totem pole of the arts, because you’re not left with a painting…a book that will stay there, a score you can read.” ~Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins (born Rabinowitz) was a visionary whose energetic and comprehensively eclectic approach to dance lead him to conceive a body of […]
We are fortunate today to be joined by the Music Director for The Joffrey Ballet, Scott Speck. We asked him some questions about the music for Joffrey’s upcoming performance of Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments. He shares some fascinating insights about the composer, the score, and the musicality of the choreographer. Musically, what instruments does this […]
We offer an exciting and diverse curriculum at our Summer Intensive where dancers of all levels, from beginner to intermediate to more pre-professional levels, are able to study with Kibbutz company dancers as well as leading choreographers and dance teachers. Naturally, our Summer Intensive participants have the opportunity to delve into and study company repertoire. We also have an emphasis on contemporary dance, modern dance, ballet, choreography, jazz, hip-hop, Gaga technique, and other classes.
The Trocks appealed to me because it was a world I knew so little about, and I wanted to learn more…and subsequently share what I learned with the public. I also love uncovering untold stories that I feel the public should know more about, and the Trocks is definitely an example of this.
The continued development of strength that comes with having an honest work ethic, in my experience, is the only thing that can provide purpose, resilience, and longevity through success and through difficulty, in the unstable and often unpredictable career of a dancer.