December 1, 2014 by

Online survey-generating software at
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

Recommended: Rupert Can Dance

November 1, 2014 by

By Jules Feiffer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 32 pages; $17.95
Rupert the cat has a secret. When his owner Mandy goes to sleep, he slips on her dancing shoes and whirls around her bedroom, mimicking the … Continue reading

Technology: Shop4Dance

November 1, 2014 by

Shopping organizer app for iPhone and iPad; $0.99 on iTunes
Shopping for dress code–approved dancewear or costume accessories can be a hassle for parents, with so many details to remember. But one enterprising dance dad decided … Continue reading

Technology: PairShare

October 1, 2014 by

Music streaming and sharing app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch; $0.99 on iTunes
Squeezing in a last-minute, pre-performance rehearsal can be downright trying. Good thing there’s the PairShare app, the perfect tool for quickie backstage … Continue reading

Recommended: Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet and Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

October 1, 2014 by

by Jenifer Ringer 
Viking Press; $27.95; 275 pages

by Misty Copeland with Charisse Jones
Simon and Schuster, $24.99; 278 pages

The memoirs Dancing Through It and Life in Motion are the stories of two
ballerinas, each from a different New … Continue reading