Category Archives: How To

A Perfect Match?

When a 15-year-old Daniella Karagach was first paired up with a 22-year-old Pasha Pashkov, she had her doubts. “My coaches … Continue reading

Posted in Ballroom, How To

The In-Betweens

Every dancer dreams about exploding into a huge saut de chat or gliding through a buttery-smooth pirouette. Those big moments … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet

Unleash Your Inner Gregory Hines

L.A.-based tap dancer Melinda Sullivan has hoofed her way through tons of tap jams. But she recalls one particular jam … Continue reading

Posted in Tap

All By Myself

Thinking of adding a solo to your competition repertoire? You should! The experience of taking the stage alone can bring … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To

Thoroughly Modern Myths

Think bunheads don’t belong in Graham class? Think again! Modern dance is one of the few truly American art forms, … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Modern

Pirouette Troubleshooting

Ah, pirouettes. They’re delicate little operations. Nothing beats the rush of finishing a set of solid multiples, but even the … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To