3/30/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Chasito vs Lil Storm – BattleFest 46

 

Chasito gave Lil Storm the business at Battlefest 46. Its wonderful to see the youth get into dance. This is good parent-child bonding; spending time to together is one of the best forms parenting.Who knows maybe they will follow sin their fathers’ footsteps. Continue reading

12/30/17 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Pumpkin vs KitKat | Top 10 Battles of 2017

Flexing was born in the Brooklyn basements in the 1990’s and exploded across the city to become an internationally recognized dance style. The presentational nature of the dance battle share elements with West African dance. The competitive and athletic performance/battle is usually performed in the round, with a raucous audience cheering the participants/combatants. The heavy use of improvisation and physical call and response also mirrors another American art form with African roots- Jazz.  Continue reading

(REPOST) 6/7/16 O&A NYC DANCE: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn- Romeo and Juliet 1966

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Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn dance the Balcony scene from The Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, 1966. Continue reading

6/7/16 O&A NYC DANCE: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn- Romeo and Juliet 1966

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Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn dance the Balcony scene from The Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, 1966. Continue reading