Category Archives: Dance Resources

Video: How to Choreograph a Lyrical Dance

Our world of dance in SL is a bit different, but the concepts, the underlying expression is so very similar to RL.  We may not create our own animations, and we are generally limited to what’s available, but we select … Continue reading

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What It Is and Why Region Say is Better – an exploration of Say, Shout, and Region Say

When we type in local chat in SL, we have several different options.  When we talk, we can:       whisper….heard by everyone within 10 meters by using Shift-Enter on Firestorm. Say….. heard by everyone within 20 meters by … Continue reading

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Gadget Ninja Spotlight ~ Camera Position HUDs…for more than peeking in your neighbor’s window…

I was looking for information and dug up this handy gem.  Re-posting it here.  Enjoy! Confessions of a gadget addict…Yes, I love tools. My heart races as I scour marketplace for gadgets that can be used for creations and performances. … Continue reading

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Basic Skills for the New Dancer, and what happens when I make assumptions…

Teaching dance in SL is one of the most rewarding things I do here in this world.  In the act of sharing with others, I am also learning.  I hope my enthusiasm in teaching inspires others, as their enthusiasm in … Continue reading

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Geek alert – Metabolt and Dance alts

I am a geek.  I love being a geek.  I’ve always sought ways to do things better and faster with a computer.  That’s what I do RL.  Second Life is a mecca for me and the geekdom I’m surrounded with.  … Continue reading

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Beginning Your Own Troupe/Venue – thoughts, suggestions, and observations

I was recently approached by someone creating their own troupe and asked for suggestions.  After sitting and thinking for a while, this was my reply: “You got to know when to hold ’em,Know when to fold ’em, Know when to … Continue reading

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Choreography Examples – Work Song

At times I find myself teaching the technical aspects during workshops, while my heart wants to share the art of it – as was taught to me over many years, many teachers, in both worlds.  I am not a professional … Continue reading

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