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5 Mistakes That Could Be Holding Your Studio Back

January 30, 2015 by

And some quick and easy fixes

Running a studio can be a major juggling act. You have to stay on top of the big things, like paying rent on time and chasing after delinquent payments, … Continue reading

Marie Taglioni

January 30, 2015 by

Marie Taglioni The first Romantic ballerina
Marie Taglioni ushered in a new era of ballet—what we now call the Romantic period—with her performance in La Sylphide. With pointe work that was revolutionary for her time, she … Continue reading

The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company (Revised Edition)

January 30, 2015 by

By Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
McGraw-Hill; 256 pages; $18.95
Everyone would agree that Walt Disney World runs like a well-oiled machine, but can the business strategies of a theme park and multimillion-dollar production company translate to … Continue reading

A Conversation with Myles Thatcher

January 29, 2015 by

Move over, Justin Peck. This month, 24-year-old Myles Thatcher, corps member of San Francisco Ballet, joins the ever-growing ranks of ballet choreographer wunderkinds like New York City Ballet’s Peck, 27, and The Royal Ballet’s Liam … Continue reading

Watch This High School Turn Into a Real-Life Episode of “Glee”

January 27, 2015 by

Here’s something sure to keep your winter blues at bay: What if your high school turned into an episode of “Glee” for a day? At A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, Texas, … Continue reading

5 Pinterest Boards to Follow

January 21, 2015 by

Pinterest has become the go-to for creative inspiration (and, sometimes, procrastination). Check out DT’s dance-teacher.com board—for exercises, vintage photos, dance news and more—and here are five of our favorite boards to follow. Happy pinning!
Stage Makeup … Continue reading