Higher Ed

Getting Dance Down to a Science

October 1, 2015 by

A dance science degree prepares students for advanced study in dance medicine.
When Andrea Alvarez graduated from high school, it seemed impossible for her to choose a college major. She’d grown up a ballet dancer but … Continue reading

How to Nail Your College Dance Audition

September 1, 2015 by

Just what, exactly, IS the faculty looking for?
Serious high school dancers are all too familiar with the drive to nail that extra pirouette, to thwack their legs just a little bit higher. But when it’s … Continue reading

A+ Applications

August 1, 2015 by

Channel your inner college admissions counselor to help your students impress the academic panel and the dance faculty.
No one knows a student’s potential better than the teacher who works with her every day at the … Continue reading

21 Questions, College Edition

July 1, 2015 by

What to ask to find the right college and dance program
Moe Renteria knew she wanted to study modern dance in college. What she didn’t know was that “modern” can be very different from program … Continue reading

Dancer, Heal Thyself—and Others, Too

June 1, 2015 by

What it takes to become a dance therapist
Rebecca Conners was baking her bare feet in the California sun and listening to postmodern dance pioneer Anna Halprin speak when she had a transformative experience. “The body … Continue reading

How to Date a College Dance Program

May 1, 2015 by

4 ways to make sure you’re making the right match
Choosing a boyfriend or girlfriend and choosing a college aren’t that different: Both require making a (hopefully) long-lasting decision based on a prediction about your future … Continue reading