Bob Urbon was gracious enough to provide me with his thoughts for my article “First Steps: Find the Best Dance Teacher for You”. Here is an uncensored version of his contribution.
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To make a long story short, the planets in our system circle through different energies.
Paula Grahmann (PG) and Kim Sturm (KS) contemplate dance careers, Chicago hot dogs and husbands–All on company time. Please welcome our newest additions to the Chicago Dance Supply team.
One of the reasons I love my store, Chicago Dance Supply, is that everyday, I get to visit with people who love to dance. Awhile back I got a chance to visit with Chicago’s own Reggio “The Hoofer”. The following is a glimpse of Reggio’s life in dance in (mostly) his own words. –Leni
If you say your pre-schooler takes creative movement dance class, that’s one thing. But if you say your child goes to A Fairytale Ballet, well…that, perhaps, may be something entirely different.
Why dance? Just ask these fifth graders who participated in Chicago Public School’s newly launched “Having a Ball” program.
Her entire being is in movement: hands, hair, feet and elbows are doing a running motion within the confines of the café table and chair. Our soup bowl sized coffee cups are still full, yet she bubbles with caffeinated excitement during our interview. Jennifer Gage-Imburgia is dancer, choreographer, director, producer and promoter of GI Alliance.
by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth Natalie Davis is smiling. She is watching her kids as they try on their new dance shoes. They have five days to break them in before the competition on Saturday. “Today is dress rehearsal.” She hands out button down collared shirts for the boys. The girls are already in their dresses. What [...]