Guiding Light

Judith Jamison, artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is the recipient of this year's Dance Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Gift of Dance

We celebrate just some of the ways dance teachers have touched the lives of their students.

Best of Back-to-School Advice

It's that time again—the start of a new dance year! Read on for tips from seasoned pros.

 

Teaching Creativity

Letting your students experiment with choreography is crucial to helping them develop as artists.

Fashion

New looks for ballet class

Reaching for New Heights

Brooklyn-based Dancewave may be geared toward kids, but it's anything but child's play.

There's No Place Like Home

Miller-Marley School of Dance and Voice in Overland Park, Kansas, makes Broadway dreams come true.

Performance Planner: On the Radio

Look no further than the radio for your next recital theme.

Tap Tunes

Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards shares her favorite tap-appropriate tracks from OutKast's Idlewild.

Andy Blankenbuehler

In the Heights Tony Award-winning choreographer talks about the future of musical theater.

No Peeking

Are your students suffering from mirror dependency? Try these tips to help them kick the habit.

Mind Over Matter

When nothing else seems to work, use easy-to-understand imagery to help your students grasp technique.

A Parent's Perspective

One mother describes her search for a preschool dance class for her daughter and how she chose among four Bay Area programs.

Honor Roll

Discover how The National Honor Society for Dance Arts can benefit your students and school.

Staging Tudor

A professor shares how she prepared her students to perform Antony Tudor's Dark Elegies.

Lincoln Kirstein

Founder of The School of American Ballet and New York City Ballet

Competing with the Clock

Make rehearsals count with your strategies to best utilize your—and students'—time.

2008 Music Guide

Most popular releases for class and performance

To the Pointe

A guide to organizing a pointe-shoe clinic in your studio

The Art & Science of Pliés

Techniques for improving this essential movement

Boost Your Bottom Line

Five ways to diversify—and increase—your revenue stream

Jock Jams

Learn how to attract athletes to your dance studio.