How To

When All the World’s a Crowded Ballroom

“I vividly remember my first convention,” says choreographic superstar Brian Friedman. “I was 10 years old and so eager toMore »

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Your First Pointe Shoe Fitting

Your teacher has finally given you the OK to go on pointe! As any experienced ballet dancer will tell you,More »

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Be My Guest

Competing a solo with your dance studio is a big honor—and responsibility. To make sure your solo is uniquely yours,More »

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Singing and Dancing…Together?!

Singing and dancing simultaneously can be daunting. Add the challenge of staying in character and you might have a recipeMore »

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Petit Allégro Pitfalls

Pennsylvania Ballet soloist Alexander Peters has a fantastic petit allégro. His dynamic small jumps hit crystal-clear positions, with beats thatMore »

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Hoofer Status

When we talk about tap, we often use the terms “tapper” and “hoofer” interchangeably—but the two aren’t really synonymous. “More »

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