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April 2014
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Technique, Technique, Technique
by Karen Hildebrand

Industrial Strength
Christy Wolverton’s formula for launching competition dancers into professional careers

Head-to-Toe Bad Habits and How to Fix Them
Four master teachers weigh in on their…

April 2014
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Head-to-Toe Bad Habits—and How to Fix Them

Four master teachers weigh in on their approaches to common problems. Featuring Irene Dowd, Finis Jhung, Pamela Pietro and Sheila Barker.

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Happy Birthday, BDC!

April 23, 2014 by

In 1984, Richard Ellner–a late-bloomer to the dance world, who took his first dance class at age 52–took over the Hines-Hatchett studio founded by Maurice Hines and the late Frank Hatchett (DT 2013 lifetime achievement … Continue reading

Cross-Train for a Cause

April 22, 2014 by

Many dancers avoid running because it stresses joints. If you have the right shoes and technique, however, a few laps around the track can be a healthy cardio supplement to your training. (More about running … Continue reading

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Jae Man Joo

April 1, 2014 by

Music for contemporary ballet

Jae Man Joo’s route to professional dancer status in New York City is the stuff dreams and clichéd movie plots are made of. Only a month after moving to the city in … Continue reading

Alejandro Cerrudo

April 1, 2014 by

Evolving from dancer’s dancer to dancer’s choreographer

Alejandro Cerrudo scares himself on nearly a daily basis—and he has no intention of stopping. As the resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (where he also dances), and … Continue reading

Technique, Technique, Technique

April 1, 2014 by

Turns out one of the best ways to prepare young dancers for a professional future may be to show them what that future looks like. That’s the approach teacher Jess Hendricks took with the young … Continue reading

Camille A. Brown

March 1, 2014 by

Music for modern dance

Despite her gift for creating narrative-driven and relatable dance work, Camille A. Brown started out as a reluctant choreographer. She didn’t have the ideal dancer’s body in college, and her stage time … Continue reading