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4 Easy Ways Dancers Can Help Protect The Environment

4 Easy Ways Dancers Can Help Protect The Environment

Happy Earth Day! Though there’s only one date a year dedicated to formally showing our planet a little love, the Earth Day Network works all year long to find solutions to climate change, lessen plastic pollution, and protect the environment and our animals - and so should we. Think one person can’...
  • Opinion
  • by Anne Lauren Luben - 22 Apr 2019
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...

Reviews

Malpaso Dance Company Leaves the 'Cubanismo' in Cuba

The usual thrill of seeing Cuban companies is getting a straight shot of the cultural baggage that comes with them. But Cuba’s newest contemporary dan...

Health & Fitness

Preventing Injuries: 7 Practices For Dance Audition Season

The excitement, determination, and stress level of dance audition season is upon us. You know what else comes with the audition season? Injury. I see...

Opinion

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...

Educational

Dance – and the Trouble with Getting it Right

I watch dancers train and in their process a lot. I work with them, I teach them and I am one. When I first started taking advanced or pro level class...

Educational

Tips for Choosing the Right Dance College

Choosing whether or not to go to college, and if you decide to go, picking the right program might be the biggest decision you’ve made so far in your...