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Articles by Andrea Marks

Andrea Marks graduated from Skidmore College with a BA in English and a minor in Dance. She grew up in suburban Connecticut, where she trained at the School of the Hartford Ballet and The Hartt School. Lately, though, she can’t enough Zumba and yoga! Andrea edits DT’s Fashion feature, Teachers' Tools and Chat Room. Contact her at amarks@dancemedia.com

Seen & Heard at the Dance Teacher Summit: Spotlight on Anthony Morigerato

August 1, 2014 by

No one has fleeter feet than Anthony Morigerato. The tapper holds the Guinness world record for most taps in a minute at 1,163. (Yes, that’s almost 20 per second.) When he’s not breaking records or … Continue reading

Maria Hanley

August 1, 2014 by

Music for early childhood class

A self-described 4-year-old at heart, Maria Hanley has a knack for understanding the mind-sets of young dancers. During the rare moment when she isn’t teaching one of her 20 weekly creative ballet … Continue reading

Seen and Heard at the Dance Teacher Summit: Mandy Moore

August 1, 2014 by
Seen and Heard at the <em>Dance Teacher</em> Summit: Mandy Moore

You can catch this lady teaching at this weekend’s Dance Teacher Summit in NYC! We hope to see you there. Check out Mandy Moore’s thoughts on tricks, “floppy anger dancing” and more in her interview … Continue reading

Seen and Heard At the Dance Teacher Summit: Danie Beck

July 30, 2014 by
Seen and Heard At the <em>Dance Teacher </em>Summit: Danie Beck

Our Dance Teacher Summit gets started tomorrow afternoon with a special studio owners roundtable before classes and seminars begin on Friday. Here’s are some recital ticketing tips from Danie Beck, just to get you excited. … Continue reading

Seen and Heard At the Dance Teacher Summit: Doug Caldwell

July 28, 2014 by
Seen and Heard At the <em>Dance Teacher</em> Summit: Doug Caldwell

Our Dance Teacher Summit kicks off on Friday, and the full schedule has been posted online. This year we welcome some new faces to the teaching roster, including tWitch and the one and only Twyla … Continue reading

Seen and Heard At the Dance Teacher Summit: Gregg Russell

July 24, 2014 by
Seen and Heard At the <em>Dance Teacher Summit:</em> Gregg Russell

Our Dance Teacher Summit is less than two weeks away! Check out this interview with Gregg Russell, then catch him in class next weekend:
As b-boying gained popularity in the early 1980s, Gregg Russell was a … Continue reading