Mary Poppins at 50 and Choreographer Dee Dee Wood

Mary Poppins at 50 and Choreographer Dee Dee Wood

Practically perfect in every way, Walt Disney’s mega-hit, Mary Poppins, retains its full luster even now, upon its 50th anniversary. One of the unforgettable film’s choreographers, Dee Dee Wood, sat down with Guardian Liberty Voice for a look back at the ground-breaking film and her singular career. As viewed today, the heart, warmth, smiles and […]

Obesity at the Ballet Bar

Obesity at the Ballet Bar

The dance world concentrates on the movement of the human body, but not all bodies have been represented on concert stages. For over one-hundred years, teachers and choreographers have combated obesity at the ballet bar. They have done this by turning dance spaces into places where an overweight student would often feel left out. This […]