VideoMartha Brim describes her own past with dance and the decision to pursue it as a career.
Meet a Dancer
Dance is defined as "to move one's feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to the accompaniment of music (Dictionary.com)." Learn the behind the scenes of dance by watching videos of the following dancers at work.
Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.
VideoA dance piece by Dan Wagoner, performed on the stage.
VideoWagoner describes Leonard Shlain’s theory of art and physics and how it relates to his own work.
VideoMartha Brim is a professor of dance at Columbia College and artistic director of The Power Company. She describes choreogaphy as being a form of problem-solving.
VideoVon Howard explains the complex relationship between classical and modern dance styles and how he incorporates the difference influences.
VideoMarcelo Novo and Miriam Barbosa collaborated to create the multimedia dance performance, Catharsis.
VideoWagoner explains his personal history with dance, which began when he was a young boy in West Virginia.
VideoWeis details her career and how cameras have become an important part of her work. She explains the technology and process.
VideoMiriam Barbosa describes the passion and love it takes to make dance work as a career.
VideoMartha Brim is a professor of dance at Columbia College and artistic director of The Power Company.