January 2007

Posted on January 1, 2007 by Buy This Issue

Champion for Change
LeAnn Haggard brings a wealth of love, life experience and can-do attitude to Indianapolis’s North Central High School.

Understanding the New Learner
Find out how you can engage and interact with today’s tech-savvy crop of students.

Costumes to help dancers step into new roles

Performance Planner: A Girl’s Best Friend
Create a glittering recital inspired by George Balanchine’s Jewels.

2007 Summer Study & Continuing Education Guide
Details on more than 90 events in the United States and abroad

George Balanchine
Innovator of American ballet

Suzanne Farrell
The former New York City Ballet principal talks about her life as an educator.

Mother Nurture
At Booker T. Washington School for Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, TX, Lily Cabatu Weiss is busy training the next generation of professional dancers.

We Got the Beat
Helping your students become musical dancers can be as easy as 1,2,3.

Developing Team Players
It’s the start of a new school semester. Here’s how to make sure all your teachers, new and veteran alike, are on the same page.

Up in Arms
Four techniques to refine your students’ arm movements

Stepping Into the Unknown
Tips and strategies for helping your students avoid potential pitfalls when performing in an unfamiliar venue

All Together Now
Dance pros share their secrets for successful synchronization.

Ask the Experts
Answers to your questions about teaching older dancers, business expenses and different ballet methods

College Orientation
Three seasoned instructors offer advice to first-time professors.

Resource Room
Want to know where to apply for a grant, or how to find a good lesson plan? We’ve put together a sampling of K-12 resources to help you find your way.

Happy Feet
Good foot health is vital to maintaining and enjoying a dance career.

Tame Your Temperature
8 tips for keeping your utility bills under control

Work the Network
Strategies for making valuable connections at conferences and seminars