Planning Ahead

by Karen Hildebrand

There’s a Place for Us

Jason Warley turns rejection into opportunity at Center Stage Dance & Theatre School.

Choosing Not to Compete

Some studios quietly educate dancers without trophies.

10 Lessons Studio Teachers Can Borrow from the Classroom

K–12 teachers share their best practices.

Juan Carlos Peñuela

How I Teach Entrechat Trois in the Cuban Style


Back to Basics

Mark Dendy

Creating genre-defying dance

Teachers’ Tools

Up close with Summer Fare

Maria Hanley

Music for early childhood class

The Flexion Connection

Coaching dancers with poor spinal flexion

August Bournonville

Bringing men to the forefront of the Royal Danish Ballet

Journaling Jetés

How to use writing prompts to enhance dance training

Your Student Wants a College Dance Degree! Now What?

A dance teacher’s guide to navigating the college application process

Three Sticky Problems That Can Be Solved

Savvy studio owners share their solutions.

2014 Music Guide