Tools/Resources

Technology: Mini Speakers

March 1, 2015 by

Three gadgets for music on the go
Any place is a potential rehearsal space, right? But makeshift studios don’t always come equipped with sound systems. With mini speakers, your music becomes portable. Here are three options … Continue reading

Recommended: Dances for an iPhone, Volume 4: Dancing Sondheim

March 1, 2015 by

App for iPhone and iPad; free
The idea behind all four volumes of choreographer Richard Daniels’ iPhone app is simple: short videos of mature modern dancers, clad in rehearsal clothes, dancing in a studio filled with … Continue reading

DanceMaster app for iPhone and iPad

January 30, 2015 by

Music player for rehearsal; $5.99 in the iTunes store
With the easy-to-use DanceMaster app, the days of mixing up and losing music cues are over. Each time you pause a piece of music, DanceMaster automatically returns … Continue reading

The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company (Revised Edition)

January 30, 2015 by

By Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
McGraw-Hill; 256 pages; $18.95
Everyone would agree that Walt Disney World runs like a well-oiled machine, but can the business strategies of a theme park and multimillion-dollar production company translate to … Continue reading

Technology: GoPro Camera

December 29, 2014 by

Starting at $129.99
Have rehearsal videos totally taken over your smartphone? Free up phone space by making a GoPro your designated studio camera to record high-quality clips of rehearsal and class. It’s a pricey option, but … Continue reading

Recommended: That’s Entertainment! Trilogy Gift Set on Blu-ray

December 29, 2014 by

Warner Home Video; three discs; $32.49
Available for digital download via WBULTRA; $9.99 each

In 1974, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. celebrated its 50th birthday with the release of That’s Entertainment!, a compilation of MGM’s best musical numbers—hosted by … Continue reading