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June 2014

June 1, 2014 by

Taking Care of Business
by Karen Hildebrand
The Fall and Rise of the Joffrey Ballet School
Turning a founder’s artistic vision into a sustainable business
Beyond the Daddy Daughter Dance
Tapping a valuable source of studio volunteers
Aaron Tolson
How I teach … Continue reading

May 2014

May 1, 2014 by

Step, Skip, Leap
by Karen Hildebrand
Standard Practice
Rima Faber leads the charge for national dance standards.
Back It Up
How backward curriculum design applies to tap class
Vanessa Salgado
How I teach pre-ballet
Trends in stagewear for tiny dancers
Michelle Dorrance
Mastering the … Continue reading

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
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
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