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Spotlight On: Suzanne Blake Gerety

June 30, 2015 by

Seen and Heard at the Dance Teacher Summit
As the co-owner of a dance studio that’s been in her family for 40 years, Suzanne Blake Gerety knows the ins and outs of successful business practices. Besides running … Continue reading

Juilliard Awards Suzanne Farrell an Honorary Doctorate

June 29, 2015 by

Suzanne Farrell, former New York City Ballet principal and Balanchine muse, received Juilliard’s honorary doctorate of arts last month. During her 28 years as a performer, Farrell danced in more than 100 ballets, many of … Continue reading

In the Magazine »

Dream Big

July 1, 2015 by

Why sleep matters
If you’ve led morning classes or rehearsals, you may be familiar with those dancers who enter the studio carrying a coffee from the closest café, or whose floor stretches look, in part, … Continue reading

Starinah Dixon

July 1, 2015 by

Music for tap
For Starinah Dixon, the most exciting skill to teach tappers is improvisation; it’s a practice she’s been polishing her entire life. As the younger sister of M.A.D.D. Rhythms founder Bril Barrett, she says, … Continue reading

A Conversation with Ballet Dancer Daniil Simkin

July 1, 2015 by

At 27, Daniil Simkin is shaping up to be the next Renaissance man of the dance world. He’s a principal with American Ballet Theatre; he’s producing—and dancing in—the repertory project INTENSIO, which premieres four new … Continue reading

We’re Headed to L.A.!

July 1, 2015 by

An unofficial westward migration is quietly taking place these days. If New York City is the dance capital of the U.S., then Los Angeles is its summer vacation home. The East Coast/West Coast debate is … Continue reading