Author Archives: Amy Smith

About Amy Smith

Amy Smith is a freelance writer and dance teacher who received her master's in dance from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Help! My Mom’s My Teacher!

Is the person leading technique class also—gulp—your mother? Here’s the good news: Having a parent as a dance teacher comesMore »

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Pom 101

When it comes to dance team, you know you’ve got the “dance” part of the equation down cold. But theMore »

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The Perks of Community College

College dance programs are popular for aspiring performers and choreographers, but the expense and time commitment of a four-year institutionMore »

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Surviving Peer Pressure

“I feel so fat! Let’s go gluten-free for a while.” “Come have a cigarette with us.” Sound familiar? Many dancersMore »

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Doubling Up

Dancers are known for being organized, driven and busy. So it’s no surprise that many who attend college choose toMore »

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Singing and Dancing…Together?!

Singing and dancing simultaneously can be daunting. Add the challenge of staying in character and you might have a recipeMore »

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