Why a two-year program can be a good option
Sometimes you know early on that a student isn’t cut out for a four-year college or conservatory experience. Maybe she struggles to balance dance class with academics, … Continue reading
Pursuing an academic degree doesn’t mean students have to leave dance behind.
Kellie Drexl approached the end of high school with trepidation. “I’d been training at a studio and competing for 10 years,” she says, “and … Continue reading
Three professional dancers share how their degree paths affected their college experiences.
For those who want to pursue dance in college, it’s a common question: Which degree path is the right one? At first glance, the … Continue reading
Helping students make the leap from studio to college dance
For many young dancers, leaving their home studio to enter a college dance program can come as a shock—like diving into a pool and forgetting how … Continue reading
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
A dance teacher’s guide to navigating the college application process
You could say it takes a whole village to successfully navigate the college application process. Though it is your high school students who ultimately decide whether … Continue reading