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In The Mind: #6 – Jaylen Pea

In The Mind: #6 – Jaylen Pea

by: Tad Racca   Welcome to the newest edition of In The Mind, a series about getting an inside look into the mind of a dancer and their creation process. Meet Jaylen Pea! He’s been dancing for about 7 years now since his junior year in high school. Jaylen is currently active dancing with Syndicate, and is assigned to Clear Talent ...

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In The Mind: #5 – Dani Galvez

In The Mind: #5 – Dani Galvez

by: Tad Racca   Hello and welcome to the 5th edition of In The Mind! If you didn’t know already, the series has been on hold for a week due to the grand opening that happened last week. Thank you all who came to such a a big event! Here’s a recap of the grand opening incase you missed it!  Now the ...

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In The Mind: #4 – Kevin Breis

In The Mind: #4 – Kevin Breis

by: Tad Racca   What’s up readers! Welcome to the fourth edition of In The Mind. So far, there was never a moment where I didn’t learn at least one thing in each interview. After listening and taking in different perspectives, I’ve noticed that everyone’s different and unique, obviously. What really intrigues me is that there are people who have a voice behind what ...

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In The Mind: #3 – Brandon Huynh

In The Mind: #3 – Brandon Huynh

by: Tad Racca   Aaaand we are back with another In The Mind interview! If you have been following since the first interview and made it this far, thank you for reading! As of now, it’s been a really great experience talking with dancers alike, yet with different minds. This series has not only been fun, but it also warms my ...

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Capture the Moment: Shooting Dance Performances

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 ...

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Roots before Branches: The Story of Body Rock

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 ...

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In The Mind: #2 – TJ Andaya

In The Mind: #2 – TJ Andaya

by: Tad Racca   What’s up everyone! We are back with In The Mind having our SECOND interview! This is Tad Racca, representing On One Studios, and I’ll be conducting these interviews regularly with our future choreographers. This blog series is dedicated to getting an inside look in the mind of a choreographer. We’ll get to see how their choreography creation ...

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In The Mind: #1 – Jasmine Santos

In The Mind: #1 – Jasmine Santos

by: Tad Racca   Hello and welcome, new readers! This is In The Mind, an “On One” blog series dedicated on getting an inside look in the mind of a choreographer and see how their creation process works. We’ll be sitting down with special choreographers and talk about highlighted pieces they have created. What is the piece about? Why did you ...

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

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 ...

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