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Love Is Blind – Elite Danceworx

Group dances are my favourite – using the volume to create one constantly flowing object. Travis Wall choreographed this piece, entitled “Love Is Blind,” beautifully. The teen dancers from Elite Danceworx are incredible, strong and graceful. The piece changes perspectives from the two dancers in white to the larger group in brown, until the come […]

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Lab Art Show

Lab Art Show is a spectacular art show taking place tonight in Vancouver. For all those outside of our city check out the website – Lab Art Show – it showcases all of the artists in funky ways, definitely worth checking out. The actual show will feature more than 100 artists from a variety of […]

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2013 Emmys – Outstanding Choreography

Dance is becoming an award show staple, Outstanding Choreography, a category normally shelved in the Creative Emmy’s, was moved to the live telecast. The Emmy awards will be announced September 22nd and will showcase a number choreographed by the nominees and featuring host Neil Patrick Harris.  First time nominees Alison Holker, Warren Carlyle and Sonya […]

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Peacock

America’s Best Dance Crew Champions I.aM.mE astonished judges and fans each week. They took each challenge and researched to find the best way to incorporate it into their routine. Week 4 was Katy Perry songs and I.aM.mE was given ‘Peacock,’ and the crew did not disappoint.  They took the judges critiques to heart and used them […]

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Khatsalano For HUSH

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SYTYCD Season Ten Top Twenty

Aaron Turner Age: 25 Hometown: Las Vegas Profession: Dance teacher Dance Style: Tap Rejection Comeback: “Initially I wasn’t even supposed to be in the Top 20. I was cut at the Green Mile… The best piece of advice that I’ve been given is ‘Stay positive and never, never give up.’ Because I could have been very, very negative… But I […]

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So You Think You Can Dance – Audition Music

So You Think You Can Dance always features incredible music, it is the perfect way to find new and exciting artists. The tenth season has not disappointed and the audition episodes have featured many genres and styles. Below is a list of all the music used in the audition episodes, there was some overlap so each song […]

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So You Think You Can Dance Premiere

So You Think You Can Dance began their tenth season last night and they did not hold back. The episode showed every great person the city had to offer – without the silly but fun stories. Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy (sporting some interesting hair) are back, joined by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and were blown away by […]

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Allison Holker and Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss

So You Think You Can Dance has produced some incredible stars, it has also helped jump start the career of dancer/choreographer Travis Wall. On the reality show All The Right Moves, which stars Wall along with Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson, Forance decided to create a submission for choreographer status on SYTYCD. His […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The new age of Beautiful Thieves has begun. As things are just getting started the weekly themes will be simple. Each week there will be five posts centred around a theme, the posts will include: television and movie reviews, music, artist profiles, art, dance and fashion. If I find something interesting or […]

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Alan Rickman Making Tea

There is really nothing spectacular about this video; other than the fact that it’s Alan Rickman making tea in slow motion while the Inception soundtrack plays. This video was shot by  David Michalek for his series “Portraits In Dramatic Time.” Michalek used high speed, high definition cameras to shoot each 10-15 second segment. He then […]

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All The Right Moves

All The Right Moves is the new reality television show for the dance company Shaping Sound. The show features choreographer/dancers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson. The first episode – for those not living in the United States – is on YouTube right now. I don’t understand why Wall had to explain […]

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Creative Arts Emmy Nominations 2012 – Outstanding Choreography

The Emmy nominations have been released, and the outstanding choreography category is very strong. Along with the regulars – Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance – there is a new show which has garnered a nomination, Smash. It is great that a scripted television show is able to explore the world of […]

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All The Right Moves At The Grove

On July 16th the stars of All The Right Moves performed at the Grove in Los Angeles. The performance and interviews feature main stars: Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, as well as Melanie Moore, Noelle Marsh, Jaimie Goodwin, Taja Riley, Chantel Aguirre, and Kayla Kalbfleisch. The performance is cheeky and fun […]

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Step Up Revolution Premiere

Last night was the premiere for Step Up Revolution, the fourth film in the Step Up franchise. The film stars Kathryn McCormack, Ryan Guzman, Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss, Mia Michaels, Chadd Smith, Adam Sevani and Christopher Scott. The movie was directed by Scott Speer and choreographed by Jamal Sims, Christopher Scott and Travis Wall. The premiere […]

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SYTYCD Season 9 Top Twenty

The Top Twenty have been chosen, and have now danced for America. They have proven why they deserve to be America’s Favourite Dancer. Now the competition really begins. Here is a little profile of each of the dancers. This will give a little more insight into who you will be voting for tonight. This looks […]

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All The Right Moves – Sneak Peek

All The Right Moves officially has a start date. The show, featuring the lives of choreographer/dancers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, will premier on Oxygen July 31st. Since Shaping Sound – their new dance company – has gained national attention, this is the perfect time for them to show off their skills. Performing to “Every […]

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SYTYCD Season Premier Part One

Season nine of So You Think You Can Dance began on May 24th. With the results show cut, and the announcement that two winners would be crowned, a male and a female, this season will definitely be different. Regular judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy are back with an alternate every week. Starting off auditions in New York City was Tyce Diorio. […]

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Sonya Tayeh’s Carnival 2012 Piece

Sonya Tayeh has a style all her own. Her choreography is always intricate and hard hitting but this piece also has a softer edge. The dancers are incredible. The parts where they are in-sync are amazing. There are sections when the dancers only shift from flexed to pointed toe and its stunning. Tayeh uses the […]

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Just Dance

Dance and fashion are heavily intertwined. For choreographers, the style of your piece can be seen through the costumes. It can add another layer to the dance that will amp up the performance. In fashion, dance can be seen in the style of editorials or campaigns. Ballet in particular shows off the movement of the […]

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