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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, the latest Editors’ Choice winner for Dance Teacher’s Video of the Month!
Founded in 1955 by Marcia Dale Weary (DT January 2004), CPYB has been staging a version of The … Continue reading
We loved watching Deborah Wingert work with Manhattan Youth Ballet student Sophia Williams during our March cover shoot. Wingert’s use of imagery, like a sweet and salty pretzel ice cream cone, not only opened our … Continue reading
Deborah Wingert trained at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the School of American Ballet before joining New York City Ballet at 16. After retiring from NYCB, she joined the inaugural staff of Manhattan Youth … Continue reading
The key to your best dancing body is right under your skin.
Dancers understand the importance of flexibility and alignment. Most have established practices for limbering up and spend each class carefully correcting their body positioning, … Continue reading
Recently retired NYCB principals Jenifer Ringer and her husband James Fayette are Los Angeles–bound for jobs in arts education.
Ringer has been appointed head of the new Colburn Dance Academy, a division of The Colburn School, … Continue reading
Cancer impacts the lives of the sufferer’s entire family. If a parent faces frequent treatments, appointments and hospital stays, there isn’t much money leftover for children’s extracurriculars—like dance class. One studio in Salt Lake City … Continue reading