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Making Fundraising Fair

March 16, 2008 by

Karen White is a freelance journalist and longtime dance instructor in Taunton, MA.
 
When it comes to funny stories about fundraising, Glenna Wilson, the director of Dance Dreams Studio in Kannapolis, North Carolina, wins the gold. … Continue reading

Performance Planner: Viva Las Vegas!

March 15, 2008 by

Kristin Lewis is a writer in New York City.
 
Thinking of channeling the over-the-top glamour of Las Vegas for your next show? Here are ideas for six numbers that are sure to give you a full … Continue reading

Positive Reflections

March 15, 2008 by

NYC-based freelance writer Tatiana Munoz holds an MA in journalism from Syracuse University.
 
There’s no question about it: The media is saturated with images of the underweight, malnourished and downright frail. You can’t walk by a … Continue reading

Injury Intervention

March 15, 2008 by

Gigi Berardi is an assistant editor of the Journal of Dance Medicine & Science. Parts of this article have been adapted from her recent book, Finding Balance: Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in … Continue reading

The Journey WIthin

March 15, 2008 by

On an unusually warm day in January, Irene Dowd, a full-time faculty member and the resident anatomy expert at The Juilliard School, was busy discussing the finer points of alignment with two students taking part … Continue reading

Face to Face: Jock Soto

March 1, 2008 by

Sooner or later, all dancers face the inevitable: the end of their performing careers and the gnawing, terrifying question of, “What’s next?” Rarely has the anguish and soul-searching occasioned by this seminal transition in a … Continue reading