Articles by Rachel Rizzuto
This fun-filled introduction into the world of ballet includes basic steps, stretching and strengthening exercises, a warm up and fundamentals like basic motor skills and creative movement. This DVD links ballet steps with flower and … Continue reading
Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Michaela DePrince is all too familiar with the paradox of making an artform as difficult as ballet look effortless. It wasn’t until she received a scholarship to American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline … Continue reading
Looking for a fresh approach to your ballet class? Ballet Class with Venti Petrov is a DVD featuring National Choreographic Institute graduate Venti Petrov’s 50+ ballet class combinations, including barre, center, jumps and pointe work.
We’re … Continue reading
Three owner-tested ideas, with marketing and budget tips
With new studios popping up on every corner, studio owners can’t expect to build a successful business simply by teaching classes and putting on a yearly recital. To … Continue reading
The boundary-breaking tapper charmed audiences and performers alike in vaudeville, Broadway and film.
Tap dancing on the balls of one’s feet hardly seems like a novel idea, but the technique is due largely to beloved hoofer … Continue reading
Andrea Miller has developed a reputation as a wild child, choreographically speaking: Her company, Gallim Dance, known for its zany, expansive movement, has wonderfully idiosyncratic dancers. Surprisingly, Miller’s dance roots are based in classic modern … Continue reading