Category Archives: How To

The Importance of Epaulement

It describes the elegant sweep of Irina Dvorovenko’s neck, it can mean the subtle difference between automaton and artist—and without … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet

Life with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

When Brooke Sorenson was a young girl dancing in Sunrise, FL, she got the opportunity to attend a Tremaine Dance … Continue reading

Posted in Dance Team

Girl-only Partnering

Who Needs Him Anyway? A close look at all-girl partnering. When you think of “partnering” do you imagine the romantic … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

The New Pal in Town

In the heart of the theater district, a handful of limber dancers are working on synchronized hip shaking, flirtatious fan-kicks … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Musical Theater

Role Play

Whenever you see a musical, you probably pore over the show program to learn about the cast’s credits. While reading, … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Musical Theater

Tap’s Renaissance

During the 1980s, my tap education amounted to endless flaps and paradiddles, working with ballet-based arms and jazz hands. Although … Continue reading

Posted in Tap