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Articles by Dana Grunklee

Convention Compass

December 13, 2008 by

Navigating the convention world can be daunting, but also well worth the effort. After all, these events offer many lessons and experiences that students can’t gain in the studio alone. Exposing your dancers to new … Continue reading

Calm, Cool, & Carefree

October 15, 2008 by

Although the weather is cooling down, the rapidly approaching competition season may be bringing your stress level to the boiling point. Stress can take a toll on your physical, mental and emotional health, and make … Continue reading

Books/DVDs: Extra Credit

August 9, 2008 by

Therapeutic Exercises Using Foam RollersTherapeutic Exercises Using Resistive Bandsby Caroline Corning Creager, PTExecutive Physical Therapy, Inc.In a nutshell: Two user-friendly manuals to share in class or use at home.
As much as dancers love to dance, … Continue reading

History Quiz: Robert Joffrey

April 12, 2008 by


In what genre did Joffrey begin his dance training?
Which ballet marked Joffrey’s first performance on a professional stage?
With whom did Joffrey form an artistic and domestic partnership that continued throughout his life?
Where did Joffrey open … Continue reading