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What You Need to Know When Video Editing a Dance Reel

What You Need to Know When Video Editing a Dance Reel

Although COVID-19 has put a pause on large cattle call auditions for agents, companies, and shows, that doesn’t mean projects and agencies have stopped castings altogether. (Just recently I saw an agency calling for people to audition via Instagram story!) Since casting directors can’t see you in...
Professional Tips

What You Need to Know When Video Editing a Dance Reel

Although COVID-19 has put a pause on large cattle call auditions for agents, companies, and shows, that doesn’t mean projects and agencies have stoppe...

Education & Training

Why Ballet is Not the Foundation of All Dance Arts and Culture

Context is everything. It helps us make sense of the past and the present, offers clarity, and provides the whole picture by which arts and culture ca...

Opinion

The “Real World”: Why it Should Remain the Title of a Reality Show

According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary definition, the “real world” means “existing or occurring in reality: drawn from or drawing on actual events...

Opinion

Reframing the Definition of Success: What it Means to “Make It” as a Dancer

I never “made it” as a professional dancer. I’m very proud of my performance career but, based on the many standards that make up the definition of su...

Opinion

Calling Out Microaggressions in the Dance Community

When receiving dance notes you don’t believe to apply to you, you may internally say “wasn’t me” and forget the note faster than you heard it. However...

Professional Tips

Ask a Talent Agent: Commercial Dance Industry in 2020 and Beyond

As the dance industry grapples with how to function during the pandemic, it can feel like we’re all ships lost at sea, waiting for our captains to sen...

Good to Know

Face Masks While Training: Did You Consider This?

As face-to-face dance training is beginning to resume around the United States, many decisions have been made, or are in process, regarding best safet...

Spotlight

How this Dance Content Creator is Challenging Systemic Racism

Like her sweeping technical dance style, her weekly video devotions to every aspect of the dancer’s career are powerful, wise, and fearless. As an ent...

Opinion

The United States' Economic Undervaluing of Arts and Culture

An artist in the United States is not unfamiliar with economic strain, and the events of this year have only highlighted and intensified that for many...