Ask the Experts
I want to include video in an upcoming lesson on dance in other cultures, but I’m having a hard time finding authentic content on YouTube. Should I be looking somewhere else?
The internet is open … Continue reading
Some of the moms of our 5-year-old competition team members are annoyed that their kids aren’t onstage for every second of a production number. How can I get them to back off?
Doing a competitive production … Continue reading
It’s hard to get the kids excited about their dance the last month before the recital. They’re bored with it and don’t understand why we have to practice it every class. Any tips?
Children aren’t shy … Continue reading
Q: We’re covering Merce Cunningham and his method of using chance to make dances. What tools do you suggest to let my students experience it firsthand?
A: Using chance to make dances is a great way … Continue reading
Q: I’ve noticed that my students get burned out this time of year, when competitions are in full swing and we’re really starting to rev up recital dances at the studio. How do you make … Continue reading
Q: I am really struggling with disrespectful teenage students, some who are bullies and some who think they have a say in how I run the school. I’m ready to tell them: “This is how … Continue reading