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Rachel Rizzuto graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BFA in Dance and a BA in English. New York is a far cry from her upbringing in Chalmette, Louisiana, but she is currently a very happy dancer with Mari Meade Dance Collective and takes class at Mark Morris Dance Center. Rachel edits DT Notes, Face to Face, Business, History, Higher Ed and the bi-weekly e-newsletter. Contact her at: rrizzuto@dancemedia.com

Introducing Pirouettes

May 6, 2016 by

In our May issue, we asked teachers for their advice on mastering the pirouette, in Balanchine, Royal Academy of Dance and Cuban styles. Here, they discuss when it’s best to introduce pirouettes.

Married—with Dance Students

May 4, 2016 by

How does it work when you work with your spouse? As part of our May issue’s Best Practices for Studio Management, we asked three couples to talk about their partnerships—how exactly can a dance studio owner … Continue reading

8 Steps to Better Social Media

May 2, 2016 by

In our May issue, we share best practices for studio management. DT spoke with several savvy owners to get their takes on topics—like social media know-how—that will streamline your operation and free you up to focus on teaching dance.

Leah Cox’s Trajectory from Performer to Dean of the American Dance Festival

May 2, 2016 by

By Rachel Rizzuto

Face to Face: Dorothy Gunther Pugh

May 2, 2016 by

By Rachel Rizzuto

Technology: 5 Things to Look for in a Website Design Program

May 1, 2016 by

By Rachel Rizzuto