October 2011

Posted on October 1, 2011 by Buy This Issue

Editor’s Note: Winning Moments

Bringing Home the Trophy
Creating winning competition choreography

Ray Leeper
How I teach jazz

Into the Great Wide Open
Prepare your dancers for the possibilities—and pitfalls—of professional life.

2011 Competition Guide
Details to plan your season

High Five
Five studio owners offer tips to help keep parents in line.

A Girl Like That
Rita Moreno reflects on West Side Story 50 years later.

Luxurious Layers
Stylish sweats and knits

Music to move your contemporary dancers

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Your favorite stretches may not be the safest for your students.

He’s the One
Broadway knight Michael Bennett

Get Real
Help students give authentic performances.

Collaborative Curriculum
Dance educators swap lessons online in Minnesota.

Team Building
Strategies for starting new competition groups