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Professional Tips, Spotlight

Breaking the Mold: Why a Freestyle Practice Will Empower and Challenge You

Freestyle Helps Us Break The Mold It’s no secret that cultivating a freestyle/improv practice can assist dancers of all backgrounds in their techniqu...

Spotlight, Motivational

Resilience & Growth in Difficult Times: Lauren Ritchie is Here to Help

A decorated dance educator and mental skills trainer, Lauren Ritchie, is one of those dance community heroes we need right now; and she has a powerful...

Spotlight

Dance Diversity Needs a Breakthrough: Now Where to Begin?

A dance scholar, concert artist, choreographer, producer, African American artist, and Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at SUNY State...

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Surviving the Paradise Fire: The Power of Dance to Heal

Surviving the Fire: A conversation with a dancer who almost lost everything. I knew my house was gone. I just never thought it would take the whole t...

Professional Tips, Education & Training, Spotlight

How These 3 Professionals Break-In Their Pointe Shoes

Growing up as a dancer, I was always mesmerized by pointe shoes and couldn’t wait to get my feet into a pair of them. It wasn’t until I actually got t...

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How an Immigrant Choreographer Built His Way to the Emmys

For an immigrant to create a career in the United States this not only takes leaping the hemisphere, traveling a few thousand miles, and saving for th...

Professional Tips, Spotlight

The Successful Launch of a Startup Company

Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet senior leadership gather for a meeting and are presented with a summer project idea from a Member of the Canadian Parli...