Category Archives: How To

Much Ado About Music

Modern dance master Mark Morris has said of his choreography, “Every dance ever is because of the music.” Indeed, who … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Modern

Isolation Inspiration

Watch the beginning of nearly any jazz class and you’ll probably see dancers moving their hips or ribs to the … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Jazz

Scholarship Savvy

When Chelsea Thedinga was 16, she won a scholarship from West Coast Dance Explosion that gave her a passport to … Continue reading

Posted in Competition

How to Dance in a Tutu

Shortly after joining San Francisco Ballet at 16, I wore my first real tutu: a gorgeous white number for George … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

Web Bonus: Tutu Care

(Click here to check out “How to Dance in a Tutu.”) Cleaning the skirt: Don’t get the netting or the … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

Luis Salgado

Luis Salgado is the kind of dance partner girls dream of: strong, supportive and oh so sexy. Though he’s been … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Letter To My Teenage Self