Article Archive for August 2012

Tapping Back in Time

August 30, 2012 by

Tomorrow, the Vancouver Tap Dance Society kicks off the 13th annual Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival, which continues through the long Labor Day Weekend.
 
The event will offer tons of master classes and performances, including … Continue reading

Music for Class: Lines Without Limits

August 30, 2012 by

Drew Jacoby’s playlist helps dancers take risks.

Though she dons pointe shoes instead of pumps, Drew Jacoby is still a full-blown businesswoman. After jobs with Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, she partnered up … Continue reading

Increasing registration, offering part-time competition teams and going digital to get organized

August 30, 2012 by

 
Q: Many families attend my studio’s open house events before the new school year, and they all leave with a copy of the schedule. It seems they’re excited about our programs, but then don’t commit. … Continue reading

Face to Face: Michael Nunn

August 30, 2012 by

A conversation with “A Chance to Dance” co-choreographer
A new Nigel Lythgoe Production premieres this month—a treat for those who watch “So You Think You Can Dance” and pine for more in-studio rehearsal footage. Ovation TV’s … Continue reading

Balasaraswati

August 30, 2012 by

Closing the gap between East and West
Bollywood is busting out all over. From the Academy Award–winning film Slumdog Millionaire and swirling-armed flash mobs populating Times Square to ankle-bell-clad couples stamping on TV shows including “So … Continue reading

New Year, New Potential

August 30, 2012 by

Four K–12 instructors share fresh ideas for class.
This time of year, even the most seasoned dance educators take the opportunity to refresh their approach and incorporate new ideas in the classroom. “We need to work … Continue reading