Tag: science and dance

A Ballet About Dark Energy? A Vogue Battle About Biosensors? These "Dance Your Ph.D." Videos Will Blow Your Mind

Science is fascinating. But trying to understand extremely detailed scientific research can be…less than fascinating. Unless there’s a dance about it. For the past 10 years, Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science have hosted the Dance Your Ph.D. contest, an annual event that challenges Ph.D. candidates in 12 scientific categories […]

Armitage Gone! Dances with Natural History

At Dance Spirit, we’re all about choreographers finding inspiration in unusual places. (Like when we learned that a “Monty Python” comedic recording sparked a piece by Gallim Dance’s Andrea Miller, or that Justin Peck’s ideas sometimes come to him while he’s bike riding.) So when we heard iconic contemporary ballet choreographer Karole Armitage was creating […]