September 2018 Table of Contents


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Game Changers

The University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is reimagining what a college dance program can be.


The Importance of a Dance Degree

What can you do with a college degree that you can't do without one?


Beyond The Dance Major

Five college-educated pros share why they chose a non-dance major—and how it helped their careers.


Choosing Your Concentration

From dance science to management to performance, there's more to a specialty within your dance major than you'd initially think.


Super-Lative

Behind the scenes with one of American Ballet Theatre's supernumeraries.


My Lucky Charm

Nine dancers share the backstage tchotchkes that help the show go on.


The Dirt

Commercial dancer Justine Lutz.


Letter to My Teenage Self

Dancer and choreographer Galen Hooks.


Choreographer's Collage

Where Pam Tanowitz finds inspiration.


Diary

Student Catie Robinson details her life on campus as a dance major.


Body Buzz

The healthiest things to put on your tray in the school cafeteria.


Fitness

Pilates exercises for dancers.


Health

The importance of rest and recovery.


Mind

How—and when—to speak up for yourself in the studio.


The Look

Dancewear inspired by your academic schedule.


Style Lab

Blue crush-worthy denim-inspired pieces.


Beauty

Stage-makeup-friendly highlighter techniques.


Ballet Spotlight

Mastering manèges.


College Corner

Getting the best recommendation letters.


YouShould Know

Hip-hopper Lil Dee Dee.

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