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4 September

Why tumbling is more popular than ever! (Part 3)

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With all of this talk of the importance of tumbling for dancers, let’s talk about the one move every dancer should know how to perform. All the Dance Spirit Magazine experts agree that if you are going to learn just one tumbling skill, an aerial cartwheel (a cartwheel with no hands) is the best because […]

3 September

Why tumbling is more popular than ever! (Part 2)

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Did you know that studying tumbling can actually improve your dancing? Yes, it’s true! Tumbling classes force you to use your body in a broader range of motion than ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap or hip hop dance classes. Add tumbling to your course of study and you will increase your flexibility, balance, agility, leg strength, […]

30 August

Why tumbling is more popular than ever! (Part 1)

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Today, many dance choreographers are infusing acrobatics and tumbling into their choreography and these extra skills are appearing in almost every genre of dance – yes, even in ballet! Check out Rasta Thomas’ ROCK the ballet, starring the Bad Boys of Dance and you will see the mix of classical ballet with jaw-dropping tumbling creating […]

29 August

Thank you for attending the DCG Nutcracker Ballet auditions!

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DCG is so thankful to all the talented dancers and adjudicators for being involved in the recent Nutcracker Ballet auditions. The art of auditioning is SO important for dancers, landing that contract is how you pay for your rent, dance classes, and meals. DCG is truly blessed to have so many former professional dancers guiding […]

25 August

DCG is calling all 5-7 yr old dancers and tumblers for Nutcracker auditions tomorrow!

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Calling all 5-7 year old dancers, and tumblers, for tomorrow’s Nutcracker Ballet auditions. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. at The Dance Center of Greensboro’s State Street Studio location. Attend weekly rehearsals and perform this marvelous Holiday production the weekend of December 5-7, 2014! Roles may include, and are not limited to, Angels, Mice, Ginger snaps, Candy canes, […]

22 August

Nutcracker Auditions – Next Week!

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The Dance Center of Greensboro will be holding “Nutcracker Ballet” auditions next week! Auditions begin on Tuesday, August 26th for ages 5-7 (4:30-6:30 pm), Wednesday, August 27th for ages 8-11 (4:30-6:30 pm), Thursday, August 28th for ages 12+ (4:30-6:30 pm). Thursday, August 28th for adults (7:00-8:00 pm). Dancers age 12+ already working in Pointe shoes […]

21 August

DCG Performs at Genna Wiley Cancer Benefit Game, Wake Forest vs. Duke in Soccer

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For the 2014 summer dance students that learned “RDMH” our first performance of the season is scheduled for Friday, October 3, 2014! Wake Forest University is hosting the Genna Wiley Memorial Soccer Cancer Benefit Game and we’re invited to perform at the half-time show! The benefit soccer game begins at 7:00 pm and everyone is […]

20 August

What do DCG ballet students and these professional dancers have in common?

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Part 3: Documenting Generations of Cecchetti Trained Professional Dancers….Lynn Brennan Tabor – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Grands Ballet Canadiens, and Cleveland Ballet, Caleb Mitchell – Houston Ballet, Penny Dallas – Joffrey Ballet, Anthony Randazzo – San Francisco Ballet, Kimmary Williams – Twyla Tharp, National Ballet of Maryland and Connecticut Ballet, Ryan Vetter – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, […]

19 August

What do DCG ballet students and these professional dancers have in common?

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Part 2: Documenting Generations of Cecchetti Trained Professional Dancers…Lisa Allen – Joffrey Ballet, Timothy Cronin – Atlanta Ballet and the Elliot Feld Ballet Company, Janet Eilber – Martha Graham Dance Company, Aubrey Lynch II – Alvin Ailey, Lori McMacken – San Francisco Ballet. Which professional company will you dance for? Let us know at your […]

18 August

What do DCG ballet students and these professional dancers have in common?

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Part 1: Documenting Generations of Cecchetti Trained Professional Dancers…Dennis Nahat – American Ballet Theatre, Eilzabeth Olds – Royal Winnepeg Ballet, Michael Bennett – Director and Choreographer of A Chorus Liine, Promises Promises, Dream Girls, Follies, Donna McKechnie – Tony Winner- A Chorus Line, Patricia Zhou – The Royal Ballet and Staatsballet Berlin. Which professional company […]