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Laura Garrett: Just Jacques

January 12, 2016 8:55 am

Originally written by Madeleine Nicklin When Laura Garrett was six, she was the wildest of the “Wild Things.” As one of Maurice Sendak’s unruly creatures in an NDI New Mexico end-of-year performance, she rolled her eyes, head, and body with the... View Article

Hugo Pizano: Sustainable energy

January 12, 2016 8:53 am

Originally written by Michael Wade Simpson Every spring, NDI New Mexico has end-of-year shows starring hundreds of public-school kids in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Española, where Hugo Pizano once participated with his fourth-grade classmates from James H. Rodriguez Elementary School. For... View Article

Socorro kids are ‘Rollin’ on the Rio’

December 14, 2015 8:41 am

Socorro school children rehearse a routine from last year’s NDI performance. This year’s performance is Friday at the Macey Center at New Mexico Tech. The much anticipated fall NDI show is coming to Macey Center Friday, Dec. 11, with a... View Article

Outreach and Inroads

November 30, 2015 11:53 am

When an upscale dance academy offers an outreach program, there’s no need to ask why: dance education offers so much for children—as an afterschool activity for those who dream of dance careers or simply love to move, with life lessons... View Article

Better Living Through Dance

September 23, 2015 9:15 pm

BETTER LIVING THROUGH DANCE March 12, 2015 PROGRAM BRINGS A FLASH OF BROADWAY TO THE REZ Hannah Foss, residency associate for the National Dance Institute, leads Nizhoni Bull, 9, through mirror exercises. Bull had to copy everything that Foss did.... View Article

NDI’s “Imagine the Possibilities”

May 15, 2015 9:05 pm

Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 5:00 am More than 1,000 Santa Fe-area schoolchildren are dazzling audiences in NDI New Mexico’sImagine the Possibilities: A Celebration of Reading! program, capping a year’s worth of hard work and dedication, said NDI artistic director Liz... View Article

Dance fuels youth’s imagination for reading

May 6, 2015 9:06 pm

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 8:00 pm By Robert Nott The New Mexican | 0 comments Emily Lowman wasn’t so much directing as refereeing as she shepherded about 500 youngsters in kindergarten through ninth grade on and off the stage Wednesday... View Article