Competition

Solo Departures

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

Posted in Competition, How To, New Stories We Love | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Switch Firebird

Grace Gerring, a former member of the 14-time National Championship–winning University of Minnesota Dance Team, shows off one of theMore »

Posted in Commercial, Competition, Dance Team, How To, Jazz | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The “I” in Team

You’re used to dancing solos at competition, but now you’ve been cast in a large group piece. Or maybe you’reMore »

Posted in Competition, Dance Team, How To, Mind, New Stories We Love, Your Body | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Super Cabriole

Begin in a low lunge, with your right foot forward, your palms flat on the ground and your back legMore »

Posted in Competition, How To | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Don’t Make Me Repeat Myself

It’s not easy being a competition judge. These dedicated dance lovers sit on a panel for hours at a time,More »

Posted in Competition, How To | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Help! I Hate My Comp Routine!

There are myriad reasons you might dislike one of your group dances for competition. Every dancer prefers a routine thatMore »

Posted in Competition, How To, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment