Broadway: A  History

Broadway: A History

            The history of Broadway spans back to before the famous street was an icon. Beginning in 1750 actors opened a small theater which held 280 people. The theater mostly showcased Shakespearian plays, focusing on classical theater. During the Civil War the...
The Perpetual Evolution of Dance

The Perpetual Evolution of Dance

          The history of dance has a deep past. What began as a necessity to tribal culture and early humans has evolved into the multiplicitous art form that we’ve come to admire today. But how did we get to this point? What about the rhythmic movement of our...
Dance: What does it mean to you?

Dance: What does it mean to you?

What does dance mean to you? This week, Leap of Joy has been asking ourselves and our followers that question. As we covered a few weeks ago, dance has some fantastic health benefits to get you moving alone. In addition to physical and mental health benefits, dance...
Student Spotlight: Valeria (Hart Elementary)

Student Spotlight: Valeria (Hart Elementary)

    As part of our artist spotlight portion of our blog we want to shine the spotlight on our Leap of Joy students as well. Up on stage this week is a student at Hart Elementary, fifth grader Valeria. Valeria takes part in our Musical Theater program at Hart, and this...
Artist Spotlight: Austin Allegro Dance Company

Artist Spotlight: Austin Allegro Dance Company

     This week we want to take a moment to put the spotlight on one of our newest supporters, The Austin Allegro Dance Company. This company of eight talented ladies features experienced dancers coming from all walks of life. Their spirit embodies what we hope our...