October 2005

Posted on October 1, 2005 by Buy This Issue

One of the Guys
At Houston’s Westside High School, Ricky Cardenas uses dance—and his own example—to encourage success in academics and in life.

Studio Management Software 101, Part 1
DT surveyed studio owners about what it’s like to use one of four programs on a daily basis

Nationals Diary
Follow along as studio owner Sarah-Jane Measor prepares students for Las Vegas Nationals.

From the Judges’ Table
Top competition judges tell DT what they love to see in competition—and what studios should avoid.

Healthy Trails
Seven tips to keep your students’ bodies performance-ready while on the road

Competition Guide
Everything you need to know about more than 135 events

Performance Planner: Road Trip U.S.A
Take your students on a voyage around the country with a United States-themed recital.

And Now for the Girls
Give your female dancers a taste of Bournonville technique with this combination.

Agnes de Mille
A dancer, choreographer and writer who helped shape American dance

Dance to the Write Beat
How to use dance to help students become better writers

Making the Grade
Tips for effectively evaluating college-level dance assignment

Get into the holiday spirit with these costumes.