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The Best Tax Deductions for Dancers: How to Save Your Cash

The Best Tax Deductions for Dancers: How to Save Your Cash

If you work in the United States, this article is for you... The dreaded date of April 15th - aka tax-filing deadline - always seems to approach faster than we’d like. *audible groan* And the reality is - there’s no way around it. Whether you own a dance studio or work as a freelance professional,...
Reviews

ABT, La Bayadere, And The Temple Of Doom

Dance at the Music Center closed out its season last month with American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère. A classical war horse by Marius Petipa, it has...

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NCI Gives Audiences a Unique Look at Choreographic Process

Dance choreography is high maintenance. Whereas a musician might keep his guitar close to his nightstand, or a painter might designate a corner of the...

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Collaborative Wealth Of La Dance Project On Display In Musco Center Premieres

LA Dance Project’s debut last weekend at Musco Center for the Arts capped a busy few weeks for the company following a series of performances at their...

Professional Tips

What It Takes To Become A Professional Dancer Before The Big Break

When I was younger I made a choice between swimming and dance. I know, they seem nothing alike (unless you’re thinking synchronized swimming in which...

Reviews

My Experience at Jerome Bel's Gala

by Andrew Henry When I discovered that I had won DancePlug’s contest and had a pair of tickets to see Jérôme Bel’s “Gala”, I was very excited. Now, I...

Educational

Is Being A Dancer Really As Easy As It Looks?

Something has been bothering me lately. Upsetting me to be honest. And it’s this… In this time and in this industry, with so many of us representing...

Health & Fitness

8 Things The GYROTONIC® Method Will Do For Your Dancing

Dancers are elite athletes both physically and mentally and require extensive training in and out of the studio. Here are 8 reasons professional dance...

Reviews

Second Annual Palm Springs Dance Festival Returns to Annenberg Theater

The second installment of the Palm Springs Dance Festival returns to its desert home next weekend, March 1 through 4, with performances at various Pal...

Opinion

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...