Effective Relaxation Techniques for Theater Actors

November 12, 2018 Artistry

With daily life schedules being super hectic, human beings are often stressed with work troubles. There are a lot of pointers that hike up the stress levels such as traffic, work not going in the right direction, family problems and jazz. Eventually, if you are constantly stressed, it starts to come out in a wrong way. Here, by the wrong way means it starts affecting your professional life. For instance, take up the acting industry. If an actor or anRead More

Nightclub Two-Step and Argentine Tango

June 18, 2018 Artistry

Nightclub two-step is a new American dance created by Buddy Schwimmer. Buddy claims to have invented it with his sister in 1965 when he was 15 years old. Nightclub two-step is typical to popular, medium ballads with a distinctive “shi-shi-boom” (quick-quick slow) drum beat. Nightclub Two Step and Tango Nightclub two-step tunes are often used for dancing in Argentine tango style. It is interesting that dance figures used by Argentine tango dancers also work well with nightclub two-step. Perhaps that’sRead More

How to Look Good on a First Date

May 14, 2018 Artistry

It’s your first date: the first chance to make a good impression. Your palms are clammy, your throat is dry, you’ve practiced this scene in your mind a million times before, but still, you feel the butterflies in your stomach. It is the moment you’ve both been waiting for. Depending on how the night goes, this can either be the beginning of all beginnings or the beginning of an end. The right partner will be instantly attracted to the beautyRead More

Navigating Tips for Argentine Tango

December 21, 2017 Artistry

Navigation on the dance floor is one of the things that beginners struggle with. It’s a skill often neglected in a lot of tango instruction that just focuses on dance figures. An exception is the series of instructional videos by Daniel Trenner. Below is a sample video from Daniel Trenner and Rebecca Shulman’s Level III instructional video on Argentine tango. This video goes into depth on many advanced tango topics including: Tango adornments (embellishments) for leader and follower Follower’s TechniqueRead More