Articles by Lea Marshall
With 4 tips on how to choose a program
“I always knew I wanted to teach dance,” says Tawny Garcia, who studied dance as part of her high school’s program. Though she was sure she wanted … Continue reading
California Institute for the Arts offers the first massive online open course in dance.
The idea of online learning in dance is both laughable and profound. Laughable because, as we all know, the studio experience … Continue reading
Helping students make the leap from studio to college dance
For many young dancers, leaving their home studio to enter a college dance program can come as a shock—like diving into a pool and forgetting how … Continue reading
How to help your student plan—and pick up the pieces—after a college admission rejection
It’s a high school senior’s worst nightmare. Sarah Lustbader, now a dancer with Catherine Cabeen – Hyphen and CabinFever, was rejected by … Continue reading
Let college-hosted summer intensives pave the way.
High school students looking to dance in college often can’t turn to the usual sources for savvy college admissions advice. Their guidance counselor is unlikely to have specialized exposure … Continue reading