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Already thinking about 2018 summer workshops?

Wow, what a great summer! From the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank each and every student who traveled to the mother ship for a summer workshop. We see your progress and commend [...]

1991 BC: Suhaila Plants Seeds for the Future

The last time we saw Suhaila on film was her deliberate, architectural, and experimental choreography on Dances for the Sultan. There she had just begun her innovative work of integrating hard contraction isolations and jazz [...]

Erte, Experimentation, and Irony: Suhaila Salimpour’s “Pharaonic Suite”

When looking at the total of Suhaila’s recorded performances, you might notice that the “Pharaonic Suite” on the 1988 production Dances for the Sultan is different. The movements are highly stylized, bound, and deliberate. If [...]

Bal Anat Tour Coming 2018

The 50th Anniversary Tour of Bal Anat is coming in 2018. Dates & Locations Sweden: April 1, 2018 London: April 6, 2018 Belgium: April 8, 2018 Florida: April 21, 2018 Atlanta: Date TBA Chicago: Date [...]

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