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Restless Ambition

October 1, 2015 by

Dana Foglia models her work ethic in a three-month mentorship program for aspiring professionals.
She has shimmied in stilettos with Rihanna, choreographed for J. Lo, danced with Janet Jackson and toured the world with Beyoncé. Yet … Continue reading

It’s Not a Popularity Contest

October 1, 2015 by

Ballet may never be the first love of your competition dancers, but they can learn to like it.
At Westchester Dance Academy in Mt. Kisco, New York, lyrical class starts with a warm-up in center. … Continue reading

The Power of Dance

October 1, 2015 by

The Douglas Watt Family Fund for the Performing Arts is helping disabled children learn.

One afternoon, as dance therapist Jessica Zippin led a small group of children in a playful jumping exercise, a 6-year-old named Ashley … Continue reading

Wes Veldink

October 1, 2015 by

How I teach contemporary

Wes Veldink draws the shades and switches off the fluorescent lights to create a mood of contemplation during the warm-up of his intermediate/advanced contemporary class at Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan. As … Continue reading

Brushes with Greatness

September 1, 2015 by

Ten educators and choreographers speak on preserving classic modern dance traditions.
While the field of dance grows broader and more eclectic by the day, classic modern dance technique increasingly takes a backseat. It’s not uncommon for … Continue reading

Dance in the Grand Tetons

September 1, 2015 by

How Dancers’ Workshop is distinguishing Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as a destination for dance

Like many others who are drawn to the rugged beauty of Jackson Hole, with its world-famous skiing and other outdoor sports, Babs Case … Continue reading