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April 2014

April 1, 2014 by

Technique, Technique, Technique
by Karen Hildebrand
Industrial Strength
Christy Wolverton’s formula for launching competition dancers into professional careers
Head-to-Toe Bad Habits and How to Fix Them
Four master teachers weigh in on their approaches to common problems
Fashion
On the Horizon: Summer … Continue reading

March 2014

March 1, 2014 by

The Healing Power of Dance
by Karen Hildebrand
Deborah Wingert
How I Teach Ballet
Dancing to Heal
Martha Eddy’s movement class for breast cancer patients
Force Friends
A sensitive approach for special-needs dancers
Fashion
Twinkle Toes: Pointe and Ballet Shoes
David Dorfman
Finding the balance between … Continue reading

February 2014

February 1, 2014 by

What a View
By Karen Hildebrand
The Freelance Zone
Nine dancers discuss life as independent teachers.
Laurie De Vito
How I teach Simonson
Fashion: Kick Up Your Heels
Shoes for lyrical, hip hop and everything between
Gerri Houlihan
Watching the American College Dance Festival … Continue reading

January 2014

January 1, 2014 by

New Year, New Goals
By Karen Hildebrand
Making It in New York
Three former dancers take the pulse of arts education.
Jacqulyn Buglisi
How I Teach Graham
Fashion: Tulles of the Trade
Edgy and classical tutus
Leah Cox
From performer to educator
Teachers’ Tools
Up close … Continue reading

December 2013

December 2, 2013 by

Editor’s Note: 2013 Reflections
By Karen Hildebrand
Suzi Taylor
How I Teach Lyrical Jazz
From Summer Program to Serious Contender
Malu Rivera-Peoples is taking her suburban California school to new levels with pre-professional ballet training.
Fashion: Teacher’s Choice
Flattering dancewear and warm-ups … Continue reading

November 2013

November 1, 2013 by

Editor’s Note: Gratitude
By Karen Hildebrand
A Matter of Respect
David Hallberg’s teacher, Kee Juan Han
Boy Crazy
Five strategies to fill your program with males
Graceful Aging
Cynthia Lucas takes the Marin Ballet beyond 50.
Jodi Moccia
How I teach Zena Rommett Floor-Barre
Fashion
Costume … Continue reading