Articles by Alison Feller
How to safely incorporate running as a cross-training activity—and reap the benefits
When Amanda Lea LaVergne was performing eight shows a week in the adult ensemble of Broadway’s Annie, rehearsals, performances and press obligations took up … Continue reading
Whether it’s bad behavior during awards or lip-syncing onstage, it seems every competition judge has a pet peeve or two. DT talked to three competition insiders: Phyllis Balagna of Steppin’ Out—The Studio; Lauren Adams, faculty … Continue reading
Dance Teacher asked Kristy Ulmer of KJ Dance Designs in Plano, Texas, to share her business and personal New Year’s resolutions.
In the Studio
1 Continue to offer continuing education to my staff. It’s important to motivate … Continue reading
Studio directors discuss professional development.
“I love taking classes and exposing myself to different styles of dance. I am also a judge for several dance competitions. By traveling around the country during the season I am … Continue reading
Conventions provide a perfect opportunity for your students to expand their dance horizons. As a teacher, the last thing you want is for your dancers to show up unprepared or, worse, to act inappropriately. (No, … Continue reading