Category Archives: How To

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

Posted in Dance Team, How To, New Stories We Love

Convention 101

You’ve heard all the reasons dance conventions are beneficial: They’ll give you access to choreographers who may hire you in … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To

Am I Ready for Pointe?

  Nothing compares to that magical moment when your teacher says you’re ready for your first pair of pointe shoes. … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

The Belly Dance Difference

Among thousands of contemporary dancers in booty shorts and sports bras, Janelle Issis stepped up to audition for “So You … Continue reading

Posted in How To, World Dance

Funky Faces

You may have fierce hip-hop moves—but do you have the face to go with them? When it comes to hip … Continue reading

Posted in Hip Hop, How To