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Dance Career & Dating Life - Can You Have Both?

We’ve all been there and we’ve all had to say those dreaded words… “I can’t, I have dance.” When we were in grade school, we had to turn down sleepove...

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Chatty Dancers... When It's Not A Problem

Let’s talk about TALKING. Let’s be clear here – I don’t mean talking in class, on stage or during dance. I mean talking – FOR dancers and WITH dancers...

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The Shortcut to Success

I was scrolling through Instagram yesterday and saw a bunch of get-success-quick style posts. And I started thinking about shortcuts in dance. If they...

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How to Handle Negative Feedback in the Dance World

As a dancer, unless you’re only ever going to perform for yourself in the safe space of your own living room – feedback and criticism are going to be...

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New Vision for Brand Library Dance Series Opens in May

A new and dramatically revamped dance series will kick off at Glendale’s Brand Library later this month. Sponsored by Brand Associates, the new series...

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Nickerson-Rossi Dance Is Building a Dance Festival Empire in Palm Springs

The Palm Springs Dance Festival, Southern California’s newest addition in festival dance programming, will open next weekend, March 2 through 4, with...

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Rockettes Continue Tense Standoff with CEO Dolan Over Inauguration Show

Looking at the Rockettes Twitter account you would be hard pressed to find any signs of the political storm playing out between the iconic dance compa...

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Rockettes Take on Trump and the Inauguration Entertainment Black Out

The controversy behind the Rockettes and their scheduled appearance as part of the inaugural festivities looked like it was going to be resolved withi...

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Art and Athleticism: 3 Major Differences Between Dancers and Athletes

At first glance, this seems like a misnomer—dancers are athletes. But a different kind of athlete, for sure. Dance forms such as classical ballet and...

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Why You Should Take Adult Ballet

If you thought ballet was just for little kids, think again. Adults across the country are taking advantage of adult ballet class and for good reason....

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Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance: An Iconic Company Moves On With a New Name and Home

Paul Taylor is counting on his modern dance company outliving him. And to do that, he is selling some very valuable Robert Rauschenberg paintings as a...

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No Shortage of Geniuses for the MacArthur Fellows Program

Twenty four new recipients for MacArthur Fellowships were announced today. They include two from the dance world, Alexei Ratmansky, who is currently t...