April 2013

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Buy This Issue


Editor’s Note: With a Spring in Your Step
by Karen Hildebrand

Alee Reed
How I teach ballroom dance

Measuring Success
A pilot program in Memphis tracks teacher performance.

Francia Russell
Staging Balanchine’s work on a new generation

Character Building
Coaching three ballet variations

Face to Face
a conversation with Matilda choreographer Peter Darling

Teachers’ Tools
Up Close with Bev Brown

Cut It Out
What dancers should know when eliminating dairy, gluten or animal products from their diet

Arturo Fernandez
Music for ballet class

History Lesson Plan: Balanchine
The father of Amerian ballet

Help Wanted
Seven steps to hiring your ideal dance teacher