October 2007

Posted on October 1, 2007 by Buy This Issue

Right on the Mark
Dance Precisions’ owner and director, Edith Montoya, has a winning philosophy.

Past, Present and Future
As competitions proliferate, teachers reflect on how they’ve changed—and where they’re headed.

In Good Shape
Give your choreography an edge with outstanding formations.

Navigating the Commercial World
Tips to help students break into commercial dance

2008 Competition Guide
A guide to more than 150 events in the upcoming year

Festive costumes for the season

Performance Planner: Flying Colors
Make a visual splash with a multicolored recital.

Raymond Lukens
A force behind New York University and ABT’s new master’s program in ballet pedagogy discusses what makes a good teacher.

Ask the Experts
Advice on setting up an online registration system and tips to optimize students’ down time

Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
Modern dance pioneers

Speaking the Same Language
Using dance to teach ESL students

Charting the Course
How colleges and universities can devise meaningful program assessments

Green Learning
Turn your studio into an environmentally friendly place to learn.

The Truth About Pesticides & Organics
Find out why and when buy organic.

Banish Burnout
Test how well you can spot students who need a break with our handy quiz.