Articles by Ashley Rivers
Channel your inner college admissions counselor to help your students impress the academic panel and the dance faculty.
No one knows a student’s potential better than the teacher who works with her every day at the … Continue reading
What to ask to find the right college and dance program
Moe Renteria knew she wanted to study modern dance in college. What she didn’t know was that “modern” can be very different from program … Continue reading
Help students overcome anxieties and remember why they dance. (Because it’s fun!)
At The Dance Zone in Henderson, Nevada, a young dancer rehearses her jazz routine for the team’s weekend competition. At 9 years … Continue reading
Exercises to help dancers build verbal confidence
Michelle Chassé sees it often: expressive, energetic dancers whose personalities shrink as soon as they are asked to speak. “When I’m auditioning people, I can tell a lot about … Continue reading
Should your students consider studying abroad?
Studying abroad has long been a staple of a well-rounded college experience. But in the past, the lack of dance-focused programs, together with the rigorous requirements of a BFA track, … Continue reading