Category Archives: How To

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

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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

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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

Revelations How-To

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most recognizable work is Ailey’s Revelations—a masterpiece that’s been performed continuously since its premiere in … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Modern

Solo Departures

For many dancers, the experience of competing a solo is equal parts thrilling and intimidating. You want to be the … Continue reading

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Dancing Bournonville

When I first started learning August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano pas de deux as a young student, I figured … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To