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Entries Tagged as 'audience'

SYTYCD: so you thought you could disregard…

July 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

disregard vb. 1. to give little or no attention to; ignore.  2. to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect. So You Think You Can Dance has been going on for 5 years now, but I’ve only just hopped on the bandwagon.  Despite having seen it once or twice a couple years ago  — and […]

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Training the audience

June 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Audience norms are really different, depending on the event.  Golf: total silence for the swing.  Ballet: silence with applause following fantastic turns and jumps.  Modern: silence, even following fantastic turns and jumps. Baseball: general conversation, cell phones & folks hawking food, but don’t disturb your neighbor during a play, and be ready to cheer wildly […]

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Guest voice: Post-performance blues

June 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Guest Voices

It’s been my hope & intention that this blog might be a means for myself and others to converse with each other from our isolated locations as dance educators.  All for the purpose of sharing ideas, anxieties, questions, solutions, hopes, and humor as we hone our skills for the daily diet of dance we serve.  […]

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