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Jacob’s Pillow Introduces New Social Dances Program

June 1, 2015 by

Jacob’s Pillow, one of the oldest and most selective summer training centers for pre-professional students, has added a new program—Social Dances: Jazz to Hip Hop. This program joins the contemporary, ballet and musical theater intensives … Continue reading

Dance Teacher Still Funky at 60

May 29, 2015 by

If there’s one thing dance instructors know, it’s how to put on a show. At North Surrey Secondary School near Vancouver, Canada, hip-hop teacher Shirley Clements gave a performance students will be talking about for a long time. … Continue reading

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Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

June 1, 2015 by

How two fad diets affect your dancing body
Fueling your body for dance is essential, but deciding what to eat isn’t always easy. And with new diets surfacing every month, it can be hard to know … Continue reading

Andre Kasten

June 1, 2015 by

Music for contemporary
For Family Matters, the piece that took second place at the 2013 Capezio A.C.E. Awards competition, choreographer Andre Kasten chose a piano and strings score by folk-instrumental sextet Balmorhea. The music swells to … Continue reading

A Conversation with Freelance Choreographer Gabrielle Lamb

June 1, 2015 by

After Gabrielle Lamb won a national choreography competition in 2009, she figured commissions would begin to trickle in on their own. Although her piece—the languid, gestural never did run smooth—would eventually tour with Hubbard Street’s … Continue reading

It’s All About the People

June 1, 2015 by

Dance studio business advice is a staple of Dance Teacher. We share expert perspectives in every issue—from managing your brand to how to best clean your floors. But our annual Studio Business issue is my … Continue reading