Capture the Moment: Shooting Dance Performances

by: Ian Teraoka It’s almost Body Rock, which means that people are going to be taking a lot of dance pictures! It’s always fun taking photos of performing arts, especially when you dance as well. However, it can be difficult to get a good shot when there’s so much movement involved, and it’s hard to shoot at the right moment without letting …

Roots before Branches: The Story of Body Rock

by Kevin V. Nguyen BodyRock: the Shangri-La of urban dance. The urban dance Super Bowl few witness live, and even fewer step upon. Every year, talented dancers from across the globe converge on BodyRock’s hallowed ground, to give to the dance community a spectacle of movement through music. When we think of BodyRock, we think of the masterful performances that made …

From the Ground Up: The Challenges of Directing a Dance Team

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” –Jim Rohn Some believe that the director receives all the glory in a team’s success, but that is never the case. Success is only accomplished when the team feels that they have done it themselves. A true director values the opinions and beliefs of his teammates, while dealing with the challenges …