Category Archives: How To

Backstage Before Showtime

Jennifer Goodman, a seasoned member of The Joffrey Ballet, tells DS how she prepares for her role as Helena in … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet

The Producers: The Movie Musical

Almost 40 years after its original theatrical release, The Producers has returned to its roots on the big screen. Shot … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

How to Protect Your Choreography From Being Stolen

The Towson University Dance Team has won seven national championships in a row at National Dance Alliance’s Collegiate Championships. Each … Continue reading

Posted in Dance Team

Helpful Hints for First-Time Tappers

What new tap dancers need to know to shine, according to Mike Wittmers, an L.A.-based tapper who has worked on … Continue reading

Posted in Tap

How to Toughen Up Your Feet to Dance Barefoot

Foot calluses can be unsightly in sandals, but for modern dancers, they’re a badge of honor that keep feet from … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

Q&A with Broadway Star John Selya

In the course of John Selya’s career, he’s gone from member of American Ballet Theatre to Tony-nominated Broadway star of … Continue reading

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