Although it’s not something many artists look forward to, one of the most important parts of starting a dance company is figuring out how to make money—or at least earn enough to cover costs. It’s … Continue reading
Hello Matt! Good morning, Katie!” With studio lights blazing, cameras focused and your top students standing at the ready, wouldn’t you love to be saying those words? If you made it onto NBC’s “Today Show,” … Continue reading
When New York City’s public school students entered their classrooms this fall, they were greeted by teachers who had a new trick up their sleeves: a game plan for dance education. Following a mandate from … Continue reading
In Part 2 of our series on starting a dance troupe, we ask (and answer) the tricky questions: What are the pros and cons of being a nonprofit, and the logistics of becoming one?
Few people … Continue reading
Top competition judges tell DT what they love to see in competition—and what studios should avoid.
-Pick appropriate music.“Music should be something a dancer relates to. Seeing an 11-year-old emote to a song about reflection upon … Continue reading