The Body: A Dancer’s Basic Tool

By Pamela Trokanski Davis Dance Project 2016 – Improvisation and Choreography: Two Tools Dancers Use. What’s the difference and how can you know? We’ll answer your questions when you come to the show! First, let’s acknowledge the most basic tool of the dancer which is, of course, their body. While poets use words and painters […]

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Stage Map

    By Michele Tobias When your day job involves business clothes and a cubicle, you can’t dance at work… or at least, it’s not advisable.  But that’s not to say you can’t review choreography.  I map choreography both in my written notes as well as separately to help me remember choreography, and that’s something I can […]

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Tokens & Traditions

By Nicole Bell “Ephemera: 1) something transitory or short-lived 2) paper items (as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectibles” This is my 13th year dancing with PTDT. Several years ago, I was inspired by the idea of ephemera, which was part of the […]

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