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Articles by Taylor Gordon

Summer Scholars

June 8, 2010 by

As we ring in the New Year, many devoted dancers are already thinking about how they’re going to spend the summer. Every year, starting in early January, they head to auditions held across the country, … Continue reading

Tip-Top Toes

August 8, 2009 by

“I used to wake up in the middle of the night just to look at my first pointe shoes, or walk in them to go to the bathroom,” says Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo soloist Noelani … Continue reading

Stepping Stone

December 13, 2008 by

When dancing high school seniors consider their postgraduation options, they often overlook community colleges. But the dance department at Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona, is one place where they can take their next steps … Continue reading

Honor Roll

August 15, 2008 by

While there have long been academic honor societies to recognize students’ achievements in the classroom, only recently have dance educators found a way to formally acknowledge young dancers. Founded in 2005, The National Honor Society … Continue reading