Category Archives: How To

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

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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

“My Teammates Are Letting Me Down”

Being on a dance team comes with a lot of perks: You get tons of performance opportunities and, often, a … Continue reading

Posted in Dance Team, How To

Get Out of Your Choreography Rut

Marinda Davis is one busy choreographer. She travels nearly every weekend to set competition pieces at studios around the world, … Continue reading

Posted in Choreography, How To