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Stretching Dos and Don’ts

Stretching Dos and Don’ts

You’re a dancer. You probably know how to stretch. But read on to find out how to do it...

It’s Your Season to Steal the Spotlight at Competition

A dancer competes at Shake the Ground.

It’s Your Season to Steal the Spotlight at Competition

The beginning of the dance year is already in full swing, and you may be learning and rehearsing new...

Are You Ready for Your Recital?

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Are You Ready for Your Recital?

Spring is here, and that probably means you’re gearing up for your end-of-the-year performances. There’s a lot to do...

I want to start ballroom. What do I need?

Ballroom stars Jean Paul and Lana Rossi. Photo by Peggy Abrams.

I want to start ballroom. What do I need?

For many teenagers and adults interested in starting ballroom dance, there are a lot of questions. There is the...

Preparing Students for Opportunity’s Knock

Preparing Students for Opportunity’s Knock

What dance teachers can do to empower the next generation of performers By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa....

Dance Bag Essentials

The Never Quit Duffle Bag is stylish and functional with multiple pockets including an expandable shoe pocket.

Dance Bag Essentials

With a busy dance schedule of classes and rehearsals at the studio, and then tech, dress and performances at...

My Child Has Dance Class “Stage Fright” – What Do I Do?

My Child Has Dance Class “Stage Fright” – What Do I Do?

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Dance class can be a joyous place – music, cute outfits, movement...

I’ve just graduated from college dance …now what do I do?

I’ve just graduated from college dance …now what do I do?

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. 1. Define Success What does success look and feel like to you?...

My Child is Starting Ballet…What Do I Need?

My Child is Starting Ballet…What Do I Need?

So you have signed up your child for ballet classes, and now you need to know what to buy....

Parents’ Guide to Tap Shoes

Parents’ Guide to Tap Shoes

Is your child just beginning tap dance classes and you’re lost as to which shoes to buy? Here, Capezio...

Parents’ Guide to Ballet Shoes

Parents’ Guide to Ballet Shoes

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. The decision to sign up your child for ballet classes was probably...

10 Tips for Success in College Dance

10 Tips for Success in College Dance

First-year students find themselves faced with a lot of freedom. You will meet several people who boast they can...

My child wants to dance …where do I start?

My child wants to dance …where do I start?

The Dance Studio If your son or daughter is young and has never tried a dance class before, you...

How to Keep Your Choreography Fresh

How to Keep Your Choreography Fresh

Dance Informa. Keep it Novel Turn Off the Music Video Improvisation Nickel and Dime It Don’t Settle For a...

How to Choose a College Dance Program

How to Choose a College Dance Program

Dance Informa. Know What You Want Utilize Your Network Consider Geography and College/University Size Bookmark Websites and Connect Via...

Gain Control of Your Dance Training & Career

Gain Control of Your Dance Training & Career

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. Ten tips to help you gain control of your dance training and...

How to Keep Inspired over the Holiday Break

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How to Keep Inspired over the Holiday Break

‘Tis the season to spend time outside the dance studios and theater spaces of our disciplined weekly routines. Dance...

Keeping Jazz Dance Class Fresh

Keeping Jazz Dance Class Fresh

A helpful guide for jazz dance teachers. By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. Honor the Past Jazz dance...

What it Really Means to “Use Your Core”

What it Really Means to “Use Your Core”

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. “Use your core, engage your abdominals, suck in your belly…. ” These are...

Barre BFFs

Barre BFFs

Ballet Masters on Making the Barre your Best Friend. By Tara Sheena of Dance Informa. Pirouettes, petite allegro, grande...

Making it to the Front Line

Tracie Stanfield, a teacher in NYC and artistic director of Synthesis Dance Project, encourages students to work hard inside and outside the studio. Photo by John David Pittman/Rock City Photography.

Making it to the Front Line

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Do you find yourself always in the back line of your studio’s...

Keeping Your Cool at Competitions

Aaron Smyth performing with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. Photo courtesy of Aaron Smyth.

Keeping Your Cool at Competitions

By Rain Francis of Dance Informa. Yes, competitions can be extremely stressful, but do they have to be? There...

Making it on Broadway

Patina Miller (Leading Player) in PIPPIN at Music Box Theatre, NYC. Photo © 2013 Joan Marcus

Making it on Broadway

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. To land a Broadway gig is to land a dance dream job....

Preparing to Land Your Dream Dance Job

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with Robert Battle and Masazumi Chaya. Photo by Andrew Eccles.

Preparing to Land Your Dream Dance Job

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. For many aspiring dancers, auditioning is one of the most stressful aspects of...

How to Prepare Your Feet for Pointe

How to Prepare Your Feet for Pointe

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. In the minds of young ballerinas, nothing stands out more than the desire...

Helping Your Students Make the Correction Connection

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Helping Your Students Make the Correction Connection

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa As a teacher we must give our students corrections, but how can...

Dancing in Music Videos: Expect the Unexpected

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Dancing in Music Videos: Expect the Unexpected

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa While the music industry – including how people get and hear new music...

Tailoring Class for Adult Dancers

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Tailoring Class for Adult Dancers

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa Adult dancers attend an open class for a variety of reasons. Nearly...

Audition Advice from the Pros

Joshua Bergasse, Choreographer for SMASH. Photo by Patrick Randak/NBC

Audition Advice from the Pros

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa Auditions can be nerve wracking: a ton of capable dancers in one...

10 Tips to Grow Your Dance Studio

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10 Tips to Grow Your Dance Studio

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. Would you like to grow your enrollments? Whether you aim to attract...

Making the most of Dance Camp

Young dancers enjoy Camp PULSE. Photo by ProPix, courtesy of Camp PULSE

Making the most of Dance Camp

By Deborah Searle of Dance Informa. Are you ready for dance camp or summer intensive? Dance Informa spoke with...

Dancing in Europe

Elizabeth Towles and Jason Franklin. Photo by Tim Dierks.

Dancing in Europe

Four American Dancers Open Up About Their Professional Experiences Dancing in Europe. By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. Many American...

When Am I Ready for Pointe?

Kat Wildish, master classical ballet instructor, leads a pointe class at the Ailey Extension in NYC. Photo by Kyle Froman Photography.

When Am I Ready for Pointe?

Dance Informa. What makes a dancer ready for pointe? “Your body has to be properly aligned, bone on top...

Stretching Tips and Tricks

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Stretching Tips and Tricks

By Rain Francis of Dance Informa. Flexibility is an important requirement for dancers of any style. When practiced correctly, stretching...
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