DT Notes

Video of the Month: The Surprise of a Lifetime

July 2, 2015 by

Congratulations to Pavan Thimmaiah, our Editors’ Choice for the Dance Teacher Video of the Month!
In this video, professional dancers from Thimmaiah’s company at PMT Dance Studio in New York City rehearse for a flash mob … Continue reading

Robin Dawn Ryan Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching Dance

July 1, 2015 by

Two weeks ago, our Dance Teacher Summit ambassador Robin Dawn Ryan celebrated a major milestone in the life of a dance studio owner: 40 years! (And we all know that dance studio owner years are … Continue reading

Spotlight On: Suzanne Blake Gerety

June 30, 2015 by

Seen and Heard at the Dance Teacher Summit
As the co-owner of a dance studio that’s been in her family for 40 years, Suzanne Blake Gerety knows the ins and outs of successful business practices. Besides running … Continue reading

Juilliard Awards Suzanne Farrell an Honorary Doctorate

June 29, 2015 by

Suzanne Farrell, former New York City Ballet principal and Balanchine muse, received Juilliard’s honorary doctorate of arts last month. During her 28 years as a performer, Farrell danced in more than 100 ballets, many of … Continue reading

Carla Körbes Joins Growing L.A. Dance Boom

June 26, 2015 by

The Los Angeles dance scene’s meteoric rise continues, with another major gain for the Golden Coast: the superlative Carla Körbes. We hadn’t finished drying our eyes following her retirement from Pacific Northwest Ballet earlier this … Continue reading

Melinda Sullivan’s Dreamy New Summertime Tap Video

June 25, 2015 by

So it’s now summer. Officially. Which means that many of you must be on the hunt for your yearly summer jam, right? I’d like to officially nominate Alabama Shakes’ “Sound and Color,” from their new … Continue reading