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Hip-Hop artists Hip-Hop: A Culture of Vision and Voice

Hip-Hop: A Culture of Vision and Voice

Hip-hop is global, lapping on every shore and landing at every airport. But what does Hip-Hop mean?

Children Singing Singing in an Ensemble

Singing in an Ensemble

Learn how to sing with a group of friends, family, or classmates

Theater collage It's Not Just a Stage

It's Not Just a Stage

How to find your way around a theater, onstage and off

henry fonda in the grapes of wrath The Grapes of Wrath: Voice and Vision

The Grapes of Wrath: Voice and Vision

This collection of suggested lessons and activities aim at helping students build a framework, from various perspectives of the 1930s, in which to embed a close study of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

Words of Love Love in Poetry and Words

Love in Poetry and Words

Need the right words for Valentine's Day? Let the great poets, writers, and thinkers share their thoughts

Martha Graham Martha Graham and Appalachian Spring

Martha Graham and Appalachian Spring

Learn how this dance visionary pioneered her own movement language while exploring the depths of human emotion

Martha Graham Master + Work

Master + Work

Meet the masters...the talented artists who have created some of the most outstanding achievements of the twentieth century

Merce Cunningham Merce Cunningham and BIPED

Merce Cunningham and BIPED

Discover how Cunningham's abstract choreography was inspired by his innovative use of technology

Music as Dance’s Muse

Music as Dance’s Muse

Music is a muse for four different American choreographers

Conductor at Concert Musical Must-Do's

Musical Must-Do's

Everything you need to know before you go to a symphonic, orchestral, or jazz concert performance

Singing at Piano No Singer is an Island

No Singer is an Island

Some thoughts on being a musical teamplayer

Little Dancer On Stage: Little Dancer

On Stage: Little Dancer

This feature includes background about the musical Little Dancer as well as an interpretive piece for younger audience members about the play’s more sensitive themes

Ear buds in love Perfect Harmony: Singing the Love

Perfect Harmony: Singing the Love

Nothing sings romance like a love song. And people have been singing them for thousands of years.

pointe shoe Pointe Shoes

Pointe Shoes

What makes dancing en pointe possible? Footwear called pointe shoes. With their flat, stiff fronts and special construction, pointe shoes give ballerinas the footwear that helps them stay on their toes and wow audiences

Kathryn Bostic Q&A with Kathryn Bostic

Q&A with Kathryn Bostic

Kathryn Bostic, music arranger for Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963, shares her thoughts on sharing stories through music and music’s central role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Find out why William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is such an enduring love story. Learn more about Act II’s balcony scene and the tragedy’s most well-known adaptations

As You Like It Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare made the pursuit of love just as difficult as leading men to war, or solving your father's murder

Singing on Stage So You Want to be a Singer?

So You Want to be a Singer?

What does it really take to become a professional singer?

Chorus Singing Surviving School Chorus

Surviving School Chorus

You've been assigned to a chorus. Now what? Some helpful hints for the young singer

sad lady Tearjerkers

Tearjerkers

Putting the "sad" in sad songs

Union Soldiers The Battle Hymn of the Republic

The Battle Hymn of the Republic

Discover how Julia Howe’s hymn helped inspire the North in its fight to reunite the country and free African-American slaves

ers The Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight

The Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight

One of the jobs of a lighting designer is to be an illusionist; to convince the audience they’re somewhere special

Singing Audition The Ins and Outs of Trying Out

The Ins and Outs of Trying Out

Pointers for your next singing audition

USMC Memorial The Marines' Hymn

The Marines' Hymn

This article gives you the stories behind the words—“From the Halls of Montezuma, To the shores of Tripoli”

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