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Do You Need to be Instagram Famous to Book a Job?

Do You Need to be Instagram Famous to Book a Job?

If Anna Pavlova, Bob Fosse, or Alvin Ailey had an Instagram, how many followers do you think they’d have? With such a rapid rise of Instagram celebrities in dance, it’s difficult to understand how an aspect that didn’t previously exist in the professional dance industry has quickly become one of...
  • Opinion
  • by Chelsea Hupalowsky - 24 Feb 2020
Professional Tips, Opinion

Should You Say No To This Dance Job?

We all get to a point in our careers when we have to start making tough decisions about dance jobs. This means something different for each and every...

Motivational

Competitiveness: How Healthy is Your Spirit?

Competition surrounds us our entire lives. Some of it is inevitable, and some of it we create for various reasons. Having a competitive spirit can be...

Education & Training, Spotlight

5 of the Best Summer Dance Festivals to Fuel Your Creativity

As dance students and working professionals, we are constantly searching for ways to inform and improve our craft. The summer months, where many dance...

Opinion

Plagiarism vs Inspiration: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Imagine a profession where one’s slaved-over work gets stolen without repercussions, but the passion is so great the employees keep returning for more...

Opinion, Good to Know

What Can You Do About Bad Theatre Etiquette

Most of us have been to a performance or presentation where the audience was acting in a less than desirable way. It’s distracting to the other audien...

Spotlight

Strip Down and Save Lives with Broadway Bares

Hey all! It’s Keats with a much more personal story than I usually share. Careful, my vulnerability is about to show - but it’s for a good cause! I wa...

Health & Fitness, Good to Know

Taking a Break Can Make You A Better Dancer

For most people, and especially kids, summer means a time to take a break, enjoy a warmer weather, and welcome a less busy schedule. For dancers of an...

Spotlight

Why Music Theory Favors Quality Tap Dancing

When I asked the age-old question “What’s in your dance bag?” I expected Keith Clifton, an exceptional tap, ballet, and jazz dancer and educator of ov...

Opinion

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 etiq...