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Site-Specific Choreography: Let's Think Outside of the Box

As we move forward in this Corona-changed world, live performances for the arts will look different for the foreseeable future. One thing we can do is...

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...

Motivational

The Explosion of Collaborative Choreography in a Time of Crisis

As dance artists, it is important for us to look at choreography in the larger context of contemporary art, considering the historical connections in...

Motivational, Good to Know

Keep Up Your Dance Practice and Look at the Bright Side

With everything shutting down because of the Coronavirus, it is especially hard for us to keep up with our art. Sure, it’s important to practice socia...

Spotlight, Motivational

Resilience & Growth in Difficult Times: Lauren Ritchie is Here to Help

A decorated dance educator and mental skills trainer, Lauren Ritchie, is one of those dance community heroes we need right now; and she has a powerful...

Motivational

Creativity Thrives in Restriction: How Artistry Helped Me Rebuild My Unstable Foundations

As I write this, it is pouring rain in LA, we have just “sprung forward” for daylight savings, I’ve recently recovered from a mild case of Shingles, a...

Professional Tips, Motivational

5 Benefits of Continuing to Show Up To Your Dance Auditions

We’ve all been there: that feeling of dread the morning of an audition you have been planning to attend since it posted. You have already chosen what...

Professional Tips, Spotlight, Motivational

Aging Gracefully Can Bring You a Lifetime of Success

Before this interview, I researched Cindera Che by watching a scene from one of her short films, The Disappointment Tour. In it, Cindera portrays a wo...