Land on a fresh theme for your annual show.
Picking out a fun theme for your spring recital can provide structure for your teaching staff as they choreograph numbers for the show, as well as giving … Continue reading
How I teach Horton Technique
The Manhattan skyline is the perfect backdrop for Troy Powell’s Advanced Beginner Horton Technique class at Alvin Ailey studios. The parallel and perpendicular lines of skyscrapers and apartment towers seen from … Continue reading
Gelsey Kirkland shares her passionate approach to traditional ballet training.
Ask Gelsey Kirkland to elucidate her idea of classicism and it’s easy to recall the hallmarks of her dancing, all that made her genius blaze: “It’s … Continue reading
Three updated performance hairstyles
Looking to spice up the classic bun or French twist in your next recital? DT rounded up three modern looks for the stage, plus tips and must-have supplies from New York City–based … Continue reading
Three successful competition studios that differ in size and location have at least one thing in common.
For studios big and small, attending conventions and competitions is a chance for students to explore beyond the walls … Continue reading