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"Making Every Act Count: A Dancer’s Guide to Performing on Stage" by Anne Luben on dnaceplug.com
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Making Every Act Count: A Dancer’s Guide to Performing on Stage

Most dancers will agree, the best part about what we do is performing on stage. You don’t become a dancer if you’re afraid to stand up in front of a c...

dancers at a Rockettes audition
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Ace Your Next Dance Audition: A Step By Step Guide

Let's be honest - looking for a dance job is a difficult task! And whether you love it or hate it, the reality is that auditioning is an inescapable p...

What It Takes To Become A Professional Dancer Before The Big Break
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What It Takes To Become A Professional Dancer Before The Big Break

When I was younger I made a choice between swimming and dance. I know, they seem nothing alike (unless you’re thinking synchronized swimming in which...

Dancers Alliance: The Voice Behind the Movement
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Dancers Alliance: The Voice Behind the Movement

Recently, there has been a lot of talk and hype surrounding Dancers' Alliance. Many of you may have come to events and parties or seen appearances by...

When To Replace Worn Pointe Shoes by Lara Friesen on danceplug.com
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When To Replace Worn Pointe Shoes

Pointe shoes are not only beautiful, but serve a very important role in a dancer's performance as they provide the proper support to be able to rise t...

10 Ballets Any Dancer Should Know by DancePlug
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10 Ballets Any Dancer Should Know

Whether you are an amateur or professional dancer - even a hip-hop one - you should know about the following 10 great classical ballets. They are an e...

The Importance of Make-Up for Dance Auditions by Tym Buacharern on danceplug.com
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The Importance of Make-Up for Dance Auditions

Have you ever heard of the expression, "You only get one chance at first impression”? Well, this fits perfectly for dance auditions, therefore for you...

Top 10 Dance Bag Essentials For Any Audition by DancePlug
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Top 10 Dance Bag Essentials For Any Audition

For 95% of us performers, dance auditions are stressful - it's just the nature of it. After all you're trying to get a job. While at an audition, your...