In ballet, the Grand Jete – or “giant leap” – is essentially the act of performing the splits in midair. With the help of a dancer demonstrating his technique, Broad & High spoke with BalletMet, physicists and sports-medicine professionals to deconstruct the move down to its essentials and discover what kind of skills it takes to execute this move.
BalletMet‘s new artistic director, Edwaard Liang talks with Broad & High about the collaborative direction he intends to take the organization. Liang discusses about his creative journey from his martial beginnings to his choreographed works for Bolshoi, Joffrey and Shanghai Ballet companies.
Homeless who sell the Korean edition of The Big Issue get more than just a paycheck: they get exercise, relaxation and beauty in the form of free ballet classes.
The Johnstone Fund for New Music and Columbus’s own dancers, musicians and speakers presented Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale at the Columbus Foundation on May 1st.