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Opinion

Is it Time to Re-imagine the Nutcracker?

So you’re probably wondering why a Nutcracker article is coming out in the middle of the summer, right? Well, while most associate The Nutcracker with...

Professional Tips, Opinion

Should You Say No To This Dance Job?

We all get to a point in our careers when we have to start making tough decisions about dance jobs. This means something different for each and every...

Professional Tips, Opinion

Should You Say No To This Dance Job?

We all get to a point in our careers when we have to start making tough decisions about dance jobs. This means something different for each and every...

Opinion

Plagiarism vs Inspiration: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Imagine a profession where one’s slaved-over work gets stolen without repercussions, but the passion is so great the employees keep returning for more...

Opinion, Good to Know

What Can You Do About Bad Theatre Etiquette

Most of us have been to a performance or presentation where the audience was acting in a less than desirable way. It’s distracting to the other audien...

Opinion, Good to Know

What Can You Do About Bad Theatre Etiquette

Most of us have been to a performance or presentation where the audience was acting in a less than desirable way. It’s distracting to the other audien...

Opinion

How to Give Your Fellow Performers Constructive Criticism

Hey! Hey! It’s me. *waves* Keats, your friend from the dance world! I’m here to talk about something really important to me: post show discussion etiq...

Opinion, Good to Know

Musical Theater Swings: Hardworking and (sometimes) Under-Represented

Hey! It’s Justin Keats again here to talk to you about a small group of people in the musical theater world that are under represented and in my biase...

Opinion, Good to Know

Musical Theater Swings: Hardworking and (sometimes) Under-Represented

Hey! It’s Justin Keats again here to talk to you about a small group of people in the musical theater world that are under represented and in my biase...

Opinion, Good to Know

Are Real Dancers Cast as Leads on the Big Screen?

I. love. The. Movies. No, really! To give you some perspective, I have seen over 30 movies in theaters within the last year. I have seen some movies t...

Opinion, Good to Know

Are Real Dancers Cast as Leads on the Big Screen?

I. love. The. Movies. No, really! To give you some perspective, I have seen over 30 movies in theaters within the last year. I have seen some movies t...

Opinion, Good to Know

How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance

When my parents first told me that they would help me pay for college, I was, of course, so grateful and overjoyed. They always have been, and remain...