Performing Arts : Society & Culture & Entertainment
A lot of focus on footwork goes to pre-pointe daily routines. Here is an addendum to the multifunctional degage ballet exercise. In working the toes to give a sharp, strong quality to jumps, as well as to pointe work,you help build strength in the foot muscles, relieving the calf muscles of overtrai
Production seats, also known as house seats, are seats in a theater that are claimed by the production company or the performance venue for VIPs or special guests. They are generally good seats in the orchestra section and offer an excellent view of the show. If these seats are not used, they can b
Shakira is a Latin pop star known for her talented vocals in both English and Spanish, and for her unique dance moves. Shakira's dancing style is a combination of different dance techniques that she has incorporated into her movements. She combines both belly dancing and hip hop moves in her perform
The Classical Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall is a musical experience not to be missed. Offering a stunning laser light show, indoor fireworks, and outstanding classical music performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, this year's event will feature selections from Bizet, Strauss, Verd
The size of the needle a tattoo artist uses to perform a tattoo depends on the design's size and detail. Knowing what type of needle to use for a tattoo comes from acquiring a professional apprenticeship. An aspiring tattoo artist must learn the difference between a round, magnum, liner, shader or f
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing.
If you want a fun way to burn calories then salsa is the way to go. This is because you will be able to learn one of the hottest dances that have hit the dance clubs, impress some people with your newly acquired moves, and also shed some of that weight you would rather not have while building muscle
All professions require a job interview. As an actor you will also need to attend a job interview, or audition to get the part you're after. This is the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to bring a character to life, get the attention of the casting director, and show your acting range. S
"Family Feud" is a show that doesn't cease changing, but it has staying power to rival that of many other game shows in the world. When it first came on the scene in 1977, Richard Dawson was its first proud host. He was replaced with Ray Combs, who was the host from 1988 to 1994. Unfortunately, Comb
Creating the look of lighting on stage requires special effects.lightning image by blaine stiger from Fotolia.comVisual effects for the stage can add flare or realism to a performance. A nearly endless variety of effects are available to those working on stage productions, limited only by...
The idea of deception is one of the main ideas throughout the course of Macbeth. Most characters in this play are found out to be involved in a case of deception, in one way or another. The theme runs consistent throughout the play, and is one of the main motives behind much of the action that takes
The choice of monologue can be crucial in landing you that great role, but many actors still make fundamental mistakes when choosing their monologues. Most of these mistakes can be easily avoided if you know what to look out for. This article outlines some of the the most common mistakes and suggest
Broadway is one of the most celebrated performing arts venues ever since it made its public debut in the early 1900s. Various plays were brought to life -- all thanks to Broadway. And New York is still teeming with life with a wide variety of performances up to this day. One of the most sought-after
Led by Artistic Director Todd Haimes, The Roundabout Theatre Company announced recently that it will present its annual 2012 Spring Gala on Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, in an evening honoring Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Marshall.