Should your students consider a three-year college plan?
After high school, Melissa Meng’s parents and teachers encouraged her to pursue a college degree, but the aspiring ballerina wasn’t convinced that giving up four of her precious … Continue reading
How I teach modern
On a Friday morning at Mark Morris Dance Center at the end of a two-week summer intensive, Megan Williams’ students are exhausted. Aware of their depleted energy and sore legs, she chooses a … Continue reading
A Brooklyn studio attracts young athletes to the barre.
On a January morning, two weeks before New Jersey hosted Super Bowl XLVIII, ballet teacher Courtney Cooke set up a combination in the form of a … Continue reading
Cherylyn Lavagnino talks about her decision to leave university administration and pursue her own artistic career.
The large, airy studio in lower Manhattan fills with the plaintive sounds of Franz Schubert’s Trio in E-flat Major as … Continue reading
Los Angeles gets a high-profile interdisciplinary college dance program.
The news came as a shock, a pleasant one. On May 7, the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California, on the cusp of taking … Continue reading