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It's Time to Shatter Exclusive Labels on Concert vs. Commercial Dance

When I first started dancing, I was convinced I was going to become a back-up dancer for Britney Spears. I had only been dancing for a few years and had little knowledge of the dance industry at large, but with music videos and other commercial dance styles far more accessible to me than dance...
  • Opinion
  • by Andrew Pearson - 6 Jul 2020
Opinion

It's Time to Shatter Exclusive Labels on Concert vs. Commercial Dance

When I first started dancing, I was convinced I was going to become a back-up dancer for Britney Spears. I had only been dancing for a few years and h...

Education & Training, Health & Fitness

Heading Back to the Dance Studio? Remember These 3 Things

As cities across the country begin to loosen their shelter-in-place orders, many dance studios are gearing up to follow suit. Already, studios like Pl...

Education & Training, Spotlight

How 6 Summer Dance Programs Take on the Challenge to Go Virtual

For a dancer, summer often has a very particular focus: extra training. Summer dance programs can shape young artists, build friendships, and open up...

Health & Fitness

Dancing for Spirit: Why You Should Integrate the 8 Limbs of Yoga

According to Yoga Journal, the Yoga Sutra, “widely regarded as the authoritative text on yoga”, was written at least 1700 years ago. This predates alm...

Professional Tips

How to Effectively Warm-Up Before an Online Class?

It might be hard enough these days to get up off the couch just in time to take an online dance class on Instagram Live, but if you want to keep danci...

Motivational

Art Therapy's Limitless Ways To Strengthen Our Mental Health

When I dance, the rush of healing endorphins rarely lets me down. Whether it’s a sassy musical theatre audition, an upbeat class combo, or a surprise...

Spotlight

Tap Dance and the Coronavirus Pandemic: A New Perspective

In honor of National Tap Dance Day, I had the pleasure of talking to Demi Remick, a phenomenal rhythm tap dancer and teacher in New York City. She has...

Education & Training

10 Supplemental Skills You Learn From Dancing at Home

With all of the uncertainty surrounding when we’ll all be able to get back into the dance studio, I’d like to take a moment to focus on what we’re gai...

Opinion

Realities of the Coronavirus Pandemic: How Will Artists Recover?

As the COVID-19 Pandemic deepens, and the economic shockwaves continue to roll through every sector in the American economy, artists around the countr...