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Articles by Rachel Rizzuto

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

Hiplet (“Hip-Lay”): Yay or Nay?

March 24, 2017 by

We’re willing to bet that, by now, you’ve not only heard of hiplet, you’ve formed some opinions about it, too. So tell us!

4 Tips on Dealing With Eating Disorders in Students

March 21, 2017 by

As a dance teacher, you’ve almost certainly had to talk to a student about her or his weight, at one point or another. (You may have even had memorable conversations or situations in your own … Continue reading

4 Easy Fixes to Save You Money on Your Studio

March 20, 2017 by
save money on your studio

With some simple tweaks, you can follow in the footsteps of these savvy owners and save time, your sanity and, most importantly, money.

True Story: 4 Ways Breaking My Leg Made Me a Better Teacher

March 15, 2017 by

When Paula Frasz fell from a horse in 2015 and broke her tibia and fibula, she couldn’t put any weight on her left leg for three months. She continued to teach with the aid of … Continue reading

Our 5 Favorite Outtakes From Our March Cover Shoot With Martine van Hamel

March 9, 2017 by
Martine van Hamel

We were honored to feature Martine van Hamel on the cover of our March issue. Check out five of our favorite outtakes from our cover shoot!

5 Quick Fixes to Make Your #Dance Studio’s Website Sparkle

March 7, 2017 by
optimize your website

A checklist for you (and your website guru)