Category Archives: How To

Best Face Forward

Any dancer who’s been to competition has seen performers who just don’t know what to do with their faces. They … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid comes to Broadway!

With Disney lining up more and more productions on Broadway, it was only a matter of time before The Little … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

And All That Jazz

Layouts. Forced-arch, turned-in pirouettes. Hip and shoulder isolations. The hallmarks of classical jazz dance are easy to recognize, but do … Continue reading

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Video Vixens? Not Really…

Forty-eight dancers huddle in Crayola-colored clusters on an empty soundstage. They’ve performed their three-minute routine straight through nearly 25 times … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To

Bryan Tanaka on Tour Life with the Stars

Two years after landing in Hollywood, Bryan Tanaka is already on his third international tour with a major artist. After … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary

Wild Choreography: Animal Instincts

Performing in musical theater is all about creating a character. But when that character barks, oinks or walks on all … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater