Category Archives: How To

From Dancer to Choreographer

Dana Foglia had a stressful first outing as a choreographer. As a longtime commercial dancer, she wasn’t used to being … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To

Tilt Overload

Everyone understands the appeal of the tilt: It’s flashy, it’s dramatic and it shows off the extension you’ve worked so … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To, New Stories We Love

New York, New York!

Think classic Broadway, and the tune “New York, New York” from On the Town probably comes to mind. Based on … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Musical Theater, Uncategorized

Making a Floor Plan

There are tons of amazing things about conventions—the celebrity teachers, the variety of styles taught, the chance to bond with … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To

The Season’s Best

Comp kids, you never cease to amaze us. Summer after summer, you come to Nationals rocking fresh looks, innovative choreography … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To, New Stories We Love

Feeling the Flamenco Beat

With its precise, tap-style footwork and intricate hand and arm movements, flamenco dance embodies both the grounding heaviness of life’s … Continue reading

Posted in How To, World Dance