Book: DRAGONFLY DIAMANTES–Stanzas to Abstract for Choreography
Dragonfly diamantes are creative catalysts that feed the imagination. The nine-word stanzas are fun to read but their purpose is to inspire new creations around unlikely topics. These are little diamonds in the rough to polish and shape into gems. Eighty-seven “topics with a twist” spark unique compositions in all the arts–especially dance, visual arts, creative dramatics, and music. Explore, improvise, and compose to your heart’s content and always have a creative idea at your fingertips. Book opens flat for ease of use.
Book: CHOREOGRAPHIC IMPULSES to Explore, Improvise and Abstract
The book of haiku-like stanzas contains creative prompts about topics that appeal to advanced high school and university dancers. Topics are far-ranging and stimulating resulting in stellar dances limited only by time and imagination. Serves dance and other arts disciplines.
This fun, movable magnet helps instruct your students regarding proper posture, dance position, stage direction and more. The 12-inch DANCER magnet easily repositions into intriguing shapes and images with the touch of a finger. Magnet designed by Rami Geller.
The concept of B-M-E is the basic framework for all dance compositions from the most basic to the most difficult. Teach B-M-E as dance’s main organizational framework for improvisation, composition and choreography. (Two-sided poster with teaching prompts on the back.)
THE UBIQUITOUS BEGINNING-MIDDLE-ENDING
Merge information with inspiration. Take the opportunity to emphasize the super-structure that governs the development of the whole and its parts in dance as all the arts. To put Beginning-Middle-Ending (BME) in this broad context underscores its universal importance. For MS, HS, adults.
The Body Is… Poster
Dancers know the body is our instrument of expression. Here is a thoughtful, visual reminder that quietly calls attention to the many roles our body plays in and out of the studio.
A “Phrase” is a complete movement statement with a beginning-middle-ending. Give dance’s “smallest organizational unit” the emphasis it deserves. Use this two-sided poster to experience phrasing as essential to effective choreographing as well as to performance clarity.