Martha Chapman, a former dancer with the New York City Opera Ballet, understands the importance of proper alignment for each individual’s body. In her Advanced Beginner Ballet class at Steps on Broadway, she emphasizes making … Continue reading
By Wendy Perron
Wesleyan University Press; 362 pages; $29.95
Wendy Perron’s eclectic collection of dance writing—essays, articles, reviews, blog posts and interviews—covers the last 50 years of dance in New York City from an insider’s point of … Continue reading
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker takes a bow.
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition in the Seattle area for more than 30 years. But this season is the last for the ballet, designed by … 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
Studio directors share viewing policies that work.
Crafting a class observation policy that makes students, teachers and parents happy is no easy feat. After all, shows like “Dance Moms” make it seem normal for parents to … Continue reading