Kinetic Emotion: Photography through time
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Kinetic Emotion: Photography through time

This year, going along with the technology theme for the show, I wanted to portray photography and it’s seemingly limitless opportunities that we are headed to in the near future! I want to take the audience on a journey through the history of photography and how it has changed our lives within the last century....

New Year, New You, right? Sometimes it is much easier said than done!
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New Year, New You, right? Sometimes it is much easier said than done!

Every year, about an hour before the clock strikes midnight, I realize that I haven’t set any New Years resolutions for myself. This year I’m trying to set these resolutions before I slip into my bedazzled dress and sip on a glass of champagne. Getting started is the hardest part but I’m very thankful that...

The Choreographic Mind
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The Choreographic Mind

Picture this: You are in the supermarket, it’s a week night after a very long and busy day. You are at the cash register waiting in line for the person in front of you to load all of their items onto the conveyor belt when all of a sudden, your toe starts tapping to the...

Life & Dance: A Balancing Act
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Life & Dance: A Balancing Act

Almost three years ago now, I faced what many people do much earlier in their lifetime – the reality that once I graduated college, I may never perform on stage again. It was a harsh reality, considering I had been performing in shows since 6 years old. After graduating from Kent State University, I went...

5 things to get you started for the rehearsal season
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5 things to get you started for the rehearsal season

The beginning of a rehearsal season is a very exciting time; we are back in the studio surrounded by friends, and creating new works! But it can also be somewhat daunting: hours of rehearsals lie ahead, stress over remembering choreography, and recovery from sore muscles. And there is always a nonstop to do list going...

4 Ways Dancers Can Make Healthy Choices This Thanksgiving
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4 Ways Dancers Can Make Healthy Choices This Thanksgiving

“Are you going to be able to dance after eating all that?” Is what I remember a family member saying to me at Thanksgiving as I was getting a piece of pie. I was a freshman in college and had just been accepted to George Mason University’s School of Dance so yes, being in shape...

The 7 Main Things Directors Look for in a Dance Audition
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The 7 Main Things Directors Look for in a Dance Audition

Exhalations Dance Theatre just hosted auditions for our winter performance Kinetic Emotion! I love auditions! I love seeing our dancers come back for another season, and I love seeing new talented dancers auditioning to be a part of our company! When we host an audition we really do want everyone to have a good time...

Back to Dance: 6 Ways To Stay Healthy During the Summer Season
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Back to Dance: 6 Ways To Stay Healthy During the Summer Season

Here we are! Back again to begin another production of Exhalations Dance Theatre!!! The beginning of summer rehearsal season is probably my favorite time of the whole year. Not only do we get to see all of the friends we have missed for the last few months, but we are also able to start working...