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February 2015

January 29, 2015 by

The Career Issue
by Karen Hildebrand
Making Space for Dance
Gina Gibney’s visionary expansion in New York City
That’s What Friends Are For
Two studio owners who forgot they were competitors
Heather Rigg
How I teach commercial jazz
Fashion
Cool Kicks: Footwear for … Continue reading

The Dance Whisperers

December 29, 2014 by

Five dance teachers with superpowers
Dance teachers are often naturals when it comes to nurturing. Even so, certain individuals seem particularly gifted in connecting with their students. Maybe they have an uncanny sense of exactly the … Continue reading

January 2015

December 29, 2014 by

Jump Start
by Karen Hildebrand
Nancy Bielski
How I Teach Ballet to the Pros
Carrying the Torch
Two teachers who embody the spirit of David Howard
Dance Whisperers
Five dance teachers with superpowers
Fashion
A spectacular array of tutus
Face to Face
A Conversation with Ailey’s … Continue reading

December 2014

December 1, 2014 by

12 Ways to Honor Yourself
by Karen Hildebrand
Why I Teach
Performers on what they bring to the role of teacher
Expanding the Community
California Institute for the Arts offers the first massive online open course in dance.
Martha Chapman
How I … Continue reading

Why I Teach

December 1, 2014 by

Performers on what they bring to the role of teacher
Student, performer, teacher. Three defining identities of a career in dance. Sometimes a dancer is drawn to pedagogy early on and can target her career goals … Continue reading

November 2014

November 1, 2014 by

There’s Nothing Quite Like Being in a Dance Studio…
by Karen Hildebrand
A Return to Classicism
Gelsey Kirkland shares her passionate approach to traditional ballet training.
Recital Roulette
Land on a fresh theme for your annual show.
Troy Powell
How I teach Horton technique
Fashion
Costume … Continue reading