World’s Funnest Teacher Stages “Uptown Funk” Dance Party
Jan 28, 2015 by

Every high school has one—or, if it’s lucky, more than one: The Cool Teacher™. You know who I’m talking about. … Continue reading

Your Moment of Dance Zen: Phillip Chbeeb and Di Moon Zhang Take on Berlin
Jan 27, 2015 by

Happy snow day, Northeasterners! While those of us in the NYC area may not have gotten the umpteen feet of … Continue reading

The School at Steps’ Pointe Shoe Workshop
Jan 26, 2015 by

Ah, pointe shoes. That magical right of passage that every bunhead dreams about. They look so beautiful…but they can hurt. … Continue reading

“Dear Katie” Bonus Question: How to Deal with Sore Toes
Jan 26, 2015 by

Good morning, everyone! Are you totally obsessed with “Dear Katie” yet? Because I still can’t get over the fact that … Continue reading

NBC Might Be Doing The Wiz as its Next Live Musical!
Jan 25, 2015 by

If you guys are anything like us, you probably caught NBC’s “The Sound of Music, LIVE!” when it aired in … Continue reading

This is Big: “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 12 Has New Judges
Jan 24, 2015 by

OK, guys. We’re at T-minus 148 days until Summer 2015, the unofficial premiere date for “So You Think You Can … Continue reading

Eight Minutes of Madrid Magic
Jan 23, 2015 by

Here’s the thing about Keone and Mari Madrid: They’re so talented, they don’t need costumes, lighting, set design or storyline … Continue reading

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Ailey II.0
Posted 7 days ago

It’s the last hour of an exhausting, all-day Ailey II rehearsal. Troy Powell, the company’s artistic director, has just called for a five-minute break. But the dancers, busy fine-tuning Powell’s…

Ailey II.0
Audition Troubleshoo…
Posted 7 days ago

At this time of year, summer program auditions can feel all-consuming. There’s tons of pressure to get into the intensive of your dreams—and one of the most nerve-racking things about…

Audition Troubleshooting
2015 Dance Resolutio…
Posted 1 week ago

This year, make your dance resolutions last by sticking to a set calendar. We asked four pros to submit important dance goals, and assigned one goal to each month of…

2015 Dance Resolution Calendar
Perfect Penchées
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When done well, a serene penchée can be magical. But while it’s meant to look effortless, the extended arabesque is deceptively difficult to master, requiring control, strength and flexibility. DS…

Perfect Penchées
Dancing Among the St…