How To

The Ring Jump

To prepare, tendu your right foot forward from first position. Bring your right foot back into fifth position as youMore »

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Dwight Rhoden

Although choreographer Dwight Rhoden is best known as a founding artistic director (along with Desmond Richardson) of Complexions Contemporary Ballet,More »

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Help! I Hate My Comp Routine!

There are myriad reasons you might dislike one of your group dances for competition. Every dancer prefers a routine thatMore »

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Changing it Up

Every tapper has go-to improv moves, but the key to staying fresh is switching up the steps you lean onMore »

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The Leg-Hold Turn

Prepare in a wide fourth-position plié.   Battement your leg forward toward your face—keeping it perfectly straight, with your footMore »

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Perfect Piqués

It’s the end of class, and you’re whipping through a diagonal of piqué turns. You spin across the floor asMore »

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