Tools/Resources

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

SurveyMonkey

December 1, 2014 by

Online survey-generating software at surveymonkey.com
Free basic service; $26/month select service; $300/year gold service; $780/year platinum service; free app on iTunes

With SurveyMonkey, you can build questionnaires that will help you better satisfy your customers. Use it … Continue reading

Recommended: Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings

December 1, 2014 by

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