Toronto-born Evan McKie is a Principal Guest Artist with The National Ballet of Canada. Currently Principal Dancer with Stuttgart Ballet, Mr. McKie is also a photographer, choreographer and guest writer for Dance Magazine and Shinshokan Dance magazine.
Evan will dance the role of Siegfried in Swan Lake March 13 and 16 with Principal Guest Artist Svetlana Lunkina as Odette/Odile. Buy Tickets Here.
Dancers Photography by Ludovic Florent
” Poussière d’étoiles” is a series realized by French photographer Ludovic Florent. He gives pride of place to dancers full of grace by adding flour. Sand grains highlight the majestic movement effect of their dance. More photos in the next part of the article.
IRISH DANCING TO DUBSTEP.
How to contemporary dance - funny
The Waltz (1800s)
In 1816,The Times of London alerted parents about an “indecent foreign dance” called the waltz, which featured “the voluptuous intertwining of the limbs” and “close compressure of the bodies.” This “obscene display” sparked a panic that caused the Times to “warn every parent against exposing his daughter to so fatal a contagion” that previously remained the territory of “prostitutes and adulteresses.” Yes, this was written about the waltz.
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