Courtney Runft Teaches a Maxi Ford for Pre-Tap Students
Courtney Runft has trained with artists including Derick K. Grant, Lynn Schwab and Brenda Bufalino. She has been on the faculty of the American Tap Dance Foundation since 2007 and frequently performs in Tap City events.
If you’re in NYC for Memorial Day weekend, pay a visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on the Hudson River. On Saturday and Sunday, the dance company Exit12—directed Iraq War veteran Roman … Continue reading →
Want to see what it’s like to climb the ranks of major NYC dance companies? “Dance212″ is bringing viewers the inside scoop with an encore presentation of its Second Companies season. Follow five young dancers … Continue reading →
Three owner-tested ideas, with marketing and budget tips
With new studios popping up on every corner, studio owners can’t expect to build a successful business simply by teaching classes and putting on a yearly recital. To … Continue reading →
When a parent says “no” to dance in college
When Robert Battle was a high school student at New World School of the Arts in Miami, his mother was concerned about the lack of stability a … Continue reading →
Help your dancers learn choreography faster.
You’re setting choreography on your class and most of the students are picking it up. One dancer, though, is having difficulty remembering the steps. You review the material several times, … Continue reading →
When Mike Minery’s students enter Wednesday tap class at For Dancers Only in Little Falls, New Jersey, they already know what technique drills are coming. “Soon after I first started teaching, I … Continue reading →