Dance Tag

Susan Ambrose, senior vice provost for undergraduate education and experimental learning at Northeastern University, uses 3Ms Mindfulness, Motivation, Mindset as three pillars of learning new skills. According to her, these can help the members of the Northeastern community to follow up on their resolution to learn anything. She gave five tips on how to make that declaration stick.   One should consider their motivation and the...

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We have  witnessed the incorporation of hip-hop in many cultures across countries. Communication studies professor and hip-hop expert Murray Forman of Northeastern University has travelled to Europe and has helped many schools and colleges in order to educate and engage them in the hip-hop-hop curricula. The Paris hip-hop festival in June witnessed the best practices between the U. S. and French hip-hop cultures. There were...

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As a dancer, she loves that she can express anything through dance.

As a professional ballet dancer for the past two decades, Kathleen Breen Combes grew accustomed to changing directions on a dime. She did it since she was 18—floating across the stage during productions of Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, and Swan Lake, among many others. Breen Combes ended her 16-year-old career at the Boston ballet with a final performance of ELA, Rhapsody in Blue on...

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As a professional ballet dancer you need to give your everything to it.

Diana De Ojeda started her ballet lessons since she was a toddler in Paraguay. She accompanied her aunt to and from her cousin’s ballet lessons. One day, she, 3 years old at the time, asked if she could join. “And I never left,” she said, with a wide smile.   She has studied ballet across five countries: Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and the United States. She’s currently...

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  “My favorite place in the world is on stage,” says Kathleen Breen Combes, who has been a professional ballet dancer for the past two decades. Starting at the age of 18, Breen Combes has worked for productions like Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake etc. However, she is now retiring as a dancer to take the helm at Festival Ballet Providence, a professional ballet company in Rhode Island. She is...

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