Category Archives: 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

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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

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“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

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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

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Big Fish in a Little Pond

If you’re a talented small-town ballet student, you’ve probably wondered: Should I leave my local studio to study at a … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

When I first joined my college dance team, I’d never picked up a pair of poms. In fact, the high-energy, … Continue reading

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