January 2008

Posted on January 1, 2008 by Buy This Issue

The Power of Two
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride have revitalized the Charlotte dance scene at the helm of North Carolina Dance Theatre.

Around the World in 80 Days
This summer, why not take your students on a field trip?

Adding It Up
How the National Association of Schools of Dance is addressing increased pressure for numbers-based assessment.

New looks for teachers.

Tunes for Tots
Olga Berest’s favorite music selections

Performance Planner: Battle of the Sexes
Turn this age-old feud into a fun-themed recital for your school.

New Year, New You
Nine ways to reignite your creative spark this year

Pirouettes 101
Tips on mastering this basic ballet turn

Shane Sparks
The confident and charismatic choreographer from “So You Think You Can Dance”

Michel Fokine
The father of modern ballet

Starting from Scratch
How a Florida dance teacher started a program that has grown to 150 students in just two and a half years

You Be the Judge
Dance teachers who’ve also judged offer tips on how to make the most of critiques.

Making the Cut
Three dance program faculty members share their audition approaches.

Summer Study and Continuing Education 2008 Guide
More than 120 programs around the country

Making Sense of Soy
We look beyond the hype to separate fact from fiction.

Build a Better Business
10 business resolutions for the new year