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Karen Hildebrand is Vice President-Editorial for all dance publications and websites of Dance Media (Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, Pointe and Dance Retailer News). She first became a dance education advocate as Education Editor for Dance Magazine and Dance Magazine College Guide. She hails from Colorado where she was active in the Denver/Boulder dance communities. Contact her at: khildebrand@dancemedia.com

Studio Love

February 1, 2016 by

By Karen Hildebrand

On Desmond and Planning for the Summer

December 30, 2015 by

By Karen Hildebrand

Desmond Richardson Brings His Gifts as a Performer to the Role of Educator

December 30, 2015 by

By Karen Hildebrand

Looking Back to Move Forward

December 1, 2015 by

by Karen Hildebrand

The Russians Are Coming

November 1, 2015 by

We have a history of fascination with Russian dancers here in the U.S. It started for me with the glamour and Cold War intrigue of Nureyev (1961) and Baryshnikov (1974) defecting to the West. And … Continue reading

Strong Foundations

October 1, 2015 by

It’s official. Ballet is big on the competition circuit. Our trend watchers report that pointe shoes and tutus made an impressive showing at Nationals this year. Of course, as educators, we know that a strong … Continue reading