Entries by Neil Rigg

Guest faculty Mark Webb back in the studio

We’re super excited to have Mark Webb back in college this week teaching commercial class. Mark is one of the most sought after dancers of his generation, performing on stage with top musical artists including Destiny’s Child, Take That, Blue, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Steps, Girls Aloud, Lionel Ritchie, Spice Girls, Boyzone, Diana Ross and […]

Mastering the Vaganova Technique

Mastering the Vaganova Technique Precision. Quiet power. Controlled strength. Regal carriage. Vaganova-trained dancers are easy to spot: Their technique is deeply internalized and their bodies naturally breathe classical movement—a result of years of highly structured class.  It was another Russian ballerina, Agrippina Vaganova, who revolutionized the art of ballet with the technique that bears her […]