April 2019 Table of Contents


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The Unstoppable Cougarettes

How Brigham Young University's dance team achieved competition (and internet) domination.


Lead the Way

Strategies for success when you're placed in a peer leadership position.


Dance Team Disasters

Four champion teams share their horror stories—and offer advice on how to dance through yours.


The Danceline Dish

What makes dance teams at historically black colleges and universities so special.


2019 Dance Director's Survival Guide

The essential resource for dance team coaches.


The Boy Issue

Male students face unique obstacles in the dance world. So we asked five male dancers to share their perspectives.


Buzz

Inside Broadway's innovative Oklahoma! revival.


The Dirt

Complexions Contemporary Ballet's Larissa Gerszke.


Letter to My Teenage Self

Hoofer Jared Grimes.


Choreographer's Collage

What inspires Marinda Davis.


Body Buzz

Ways to treat acne scars.


Fitness

Exercises that will help strengthen your knees.


The Look

The best military-inspired looks for your squad.


Style Lab

Trend alert: Long skirts are taking over.


World Dance

The history and technique of Mexico's folklórico.


College Corner

How to decide where to go to college.


You Should Know

Comp kid Luke Barrett.

Ralph Lauren

🌈 It's almost Pride month, dance friends! 🌈

Ralph Lauren is kicking off the celebration bright and early with a gender-neutral capsule collection featuring a rainbow version (naturally) of its pony logo. And the brand chose a bunch of influential LGBTQIA+ community members to model the looks—including our favorite danseur in heels, Houston Ballet soloist Harper Watters.

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Dance Fashion
School of American Ballet students (Rosalie O'Connor, courtesy SAB)

Do you have a "Strictly Ballet"–sized hole in your heart? Good news: The upcoming docuseries "On Pointe" just might fill it.

The School of American Ballet is teaming up with Imagine Documentaries and DCTV for the project. Though it's not yet clear where "On Pointe" will air, we do know that it'll follow talented SAB students preparing for professional ballet careers—much as Teen Vogue's popular "Strictly Ballet" web series did back in the day. But "On Pointe" marks the first time documentary filmmakers have been allowed access to the school, and it sounds like it'll paint an even more complete picture of the dancers' lives inside and outside the studio.

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Dance News
Including, of course, "Single Ladies" (Vevo)

Choreographer Bob Fosse's signature style—with its jazz hands, inverted knees, and slouched shoulders—is still a huge influence in the dance world (and, thanks to the gloriously dancy FX series "Fosse/Verdon," the TV world). But while you know to expect plenty of Fosse-isms during a stage performance of Chicago or Sweet Charity, Fosse's legacy has also seeped into pop music culture, inspiring the likes of Beyoncé and Lady Gaga. Here are just six of the many music videos that reference Fosse's iconic works.

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