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When it comes to learning complicated dance steps—how to do a pirouette, for example—teachers can see much more than students can. After all, a … Continue reading
The American Tap Dance Foundation launches the first rhythm tap teacher-training program.
This month, with the launch of the Tap Teacher Training Certificate Program, the American Tap Dance Foundation welcomes the first green shoots … Continue reading
Three dancers share how professional opportunities in college helped shape their careers.
Dance now, or go to college? Knowing how short a dance career can be, it’s the question on many dancers’ minds as they weigh … Continue reading
Tips for designing classes for mixed levels
“Honey, you’re in the wrong room!” This was how Judy Rice, now associate professor at the University of Michigan, greeted one of her first students at the Joffrey Ballet … Continue reading
Choosing expression over technique
Mary Wigman was a radical modern dance pioneer who rejected formalized technique and instead focused on expression of emotion. The use of dance improvisation as a tool for movement development has its … Continue reading