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.
MATH AND DANCE HEART EACH OTHER?
You wouldn’t normally think that complex math and contemporary dance go together. However, choreographer CoCo Loupe and OSU math student Robin Baiyda combine their powers to create an innovative, interactive, and incomparable event.