April 2018 Table of Contents


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So. Fetch.

Cheese fries for everyone! Mean Girls is about to hit Broadway harder than a yellow school bus.

The Best College Dance Teams in the Country

And what it takes to be on each of them.

Dance Team Score Sheets Decoded

We've broken down the UDA and NDA rubrics to help you navigate your team's scores.

2018 Dance Director's Survival Guide

The essential resource for dance team coaches.

Step By Step

Stepping has brought people together for more than a century.

Problem Parents

What if the people who are supposed to be your biggest dance support system aren't giving you what you need?

Up Front: Buzz

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company celebrates 50 years and San Francisco Ballet presents a new festival.

The Dirt

Brooklynettes team captain Asha Singh.

Letter to My Teenage Self

Martha Graham Dance Company principal Lloyd Knight.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Choreographer's Collage

What inspires Brian Friedman.

Body: Buzz

The best face masks for skin "spring cleaning."

Fitness

The most common exercise mistakes dancers make.

The Look: Fashion

Matching dance team rehearsal-wear looks for your whole squad.

Style Lab

The prettiest printed leos.

Spotlight: Ballet

Why you shouldn't neglect your épaulement.

College Corner

Everything you need to know before choreographing for the first time.

You Should Know

Comp kid Madison Brown.

Photo by Dean Alexander

Although it may feature three adorably charming old ladies, Hong Kong Ballet's effervescent 40th anniversary season promo video proves that it's not your grandmother's ballet company.

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Dance Videos

It's May, which means it's time to gear up for your studio's annual recital! Yes, every group's performance preparations are different, but here are the eight stages pretty much every dancer goes through.

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Just for Fun
YouTuber Michelle Khare (second from left), with Alison Stroming (second from right), looking none too shabby at her final recital (screenshot via YouTube)

What do we love more than a video about ballet? A video about ballet done rightlike YouTuber Michelle Khare's chronicle of her 6-week deep dive into the world of professional ballet.

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