How To

Tilt Overload

Everyone understands the appeal of the tilt: It’s flashy, it’s dramatic and it shows off the extension you’ve worked soMore »

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

The Season’s Best

Comp kids, you never cease to amaze us. Summer after summer, you come to Nationals rocking fresh looks, innovative choreographyMore »

Posted in Competition, How To | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Revelations How-To

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most recognizable work is Ailey’s Revelations—a masterpiece that’s been performed continuously since its premiere inMore »

Posted in How To, Modern | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Feeling the Flamenco Beat

With its precise, tap-style footwork and intricate hand and arm movements, flamenco dance embodies both the grounding heaviness of life’sMore »

Posted in How To, World Dance | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Making a Floor Plan

There are tons of amazing things about conventions—the celebrity teachers, the variety of styles taught, the chance to bond withMore »

Posted in Competition, How To | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shooting Star: Whitney Jensen

There’s a sort of old-world elegance about Boston Ballet’s Whitney Jensen. With her willowy frame and porcelain-doll face, she looksMore »

Posted in Ballet, Who's Hot | Tagged , | 2 Comments