Tag: washington post

"Left Shark" Is BACK!

It was almost exactly three years ago that “left shark”—a dancer in a giant foam shark costume who was FEELING HIMSELF during Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime performance—grooved his way into our cold, hard hearts. The world fell in love with the fish gone rogue. And that love? It’s still burning. Just in time for […]

It Turns Out Dancing Might Make You a Better Person

No wonder Gisele Bethea is such a sweetheart! (Photo by Nathan Sayers) Um, this is amazing: A new study suggests that dancing might make you more empathetic. As The Washington Post reported, the study (which was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance) found that professional ballet dancers showed unusually strong […]

Slow Motion For Me

When audiences watched Washington Ballet’s premiere performance of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Sueño de Marmol, they could’ve missed “wow” moments like this with just the blink of an eye. (Photo by Brianne Bland) We’re all about power moves here at DS—you know, those characteristic tricks that add a spark to your routine…that make your audience go […]