December 2013

Posted on December 2, 2013 by Buy This Issue


Editor’s Note: 2013 Reflections
By Karen Hildebrand

Suzi Taylor
How I Teach Lyrical Jazz

From Summer Program to Serious Contender
Malu Rivera-Peoples is taking her suburban California school to new levels with pre-professional ballet training.

Fashion: Teacher’s Choice
Flattering dancewear and warm-ups you’ll love

Patricia Barker
Bringing world-class dance to the Midwest

Teachers’ Tools
Up close with China Smith

Peter Chu
Music for contemporary dance

Food Allergies
Creating a studio policy can help prevent an emergency.

Katherine Dunham
Fusing anthropology and dance

Guiding Serious Play
Six strategies for teaching improvisation

Maximizing Minutes
Mastering the 30-minute lesson plan

Keeping the Faith
Students merge religion and dance in college.

Getting a New Lease on (Studio) Life
10 tips for negotiating a commercial real estate lease

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