May 2013

Posted on May 1, 2013 by Buy This Issue


Editor’s Note: Off to an Early Start
by Karen Hildebrand

Twin City Titans
Tu Dance Center fills an unmet need in Minneapolis–St. Paul.

Building Body and Brain
Tips for teaching 3- to 6-year-olds

Courtney Runft
How I teach pre-tap

Making It Stick
Help your dancers learn movement faster.

Face to Face
A conversation with “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley

Teachers’ Tools
Up Close with Cindera Che

Mike Minery
Music for rhythm tap

Trendy looks for your tiny performers

Summer Cross-Training
What a dancer should know

History Lesson Plan: Bill “Bojangles” Robinson
Tap star of vaudeville, Broadway and film

The Great Debate
When a parent says “no” to dance in college

Event-Planning Toolbox
Three great ideas, with marketing and budget tips