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How to Give Fellow Performers Constructive Criticism

How to Give Your Fellow Performers Constructive Criticism

Hey! Hey! It’s me. *waves* Keats, your friend from the dance world! I’m here to talk about something really important to me: post show discussion etiquette, and giving constructive criticism and receiving it. I think it’s important to think about how we, as fellow performers, talk about work with...
  • Opinion
  • by Justin Keats - 13 May 2019
Professional Tips

4 Best Side Hustles For Dancers (That Aren't Waiting Tables)

Let's get real, guys - having a dance career is incredibly difficult. If you're working as a professional performer, your art is your top priority. Yo...

Interviews

Managing Money On A Dancer's Salary: Financial Advice

On a quiet October morning, in the cold metal chairs of a nearby Starbucks, I met with Chris Whitaker, a certified financial planner and accredited in...

Reviews

Robbins A Suite of Dances Gets Informal Audition at Colburn School

Los Angeles was lucky to get a chance to see a rarely performed work from the Robbins opus last week. A Suite of Dances, a breezy and at times whimsic...

Other Articles

5 Easy Halloween Costumes Made From Your Dance Clothes

Halloween is quickly approaching, and you may be wondering who you should dress up as this year! As a dancer, Halloween is actually one of the most co...

Reviews

McGregor’s “Autobiography” Is An Unconventional Dance Spectacle

Choreographer Wayne McGregor likes to make hookups with science, technology, and collaborators. The result of that kind of broadly conceived and uncon...

Opinion

How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance

When my parents first told me that they would help me pay for college, I was, of course, so grateful and overjoyed. They always have been, and remain...

Opinion

Paul Taylor: The Last of America’s Modern Dance Giants is Gone

Paul Taylor was the last of America’s founding modern dance titans. A graduate of Martha Graham’s company, he went on to remake modern dance in his ow...

Reviews

An Evening for TWO: A date with Re:borN Interactive

There’s something exceedingly romantic about an intimate theater and an evening of entertainment. There’s a sense of community in the audience, and yo...

Opinion

What Does it Cost to Become a Prima Ballerina?

You're young, you have dreams of being a ballerina, and your eyes are set on NYCB, Lines, or maybe a professional company in Europe... but what does i...