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"Sun Dancers", a painting by Leroy Campbell

Black Women in Dance: Celebrating Social Justice

Black Lives Matter is a crucial movement, advocating for freedom, liberation, justice, and for basic civil rights. This movement is at the forefront of our minds, our conversations, our social media, our daily lives, and it’s making history. In tribute to this vital, incredible movement, I want to...
Opinion

Realities of the Coronavirus Pandemic: How Will Artists Recover?

As the COVID-19 Pandemic deepens, and the economic shockwaves continue to roll through every sector in the American economy, artists around the countr...

Professional Tips

This is How NFL Teams are Hiring Dancers This Year

The dance industry screeched to a sudden hiring halt and an unfortunately-timed one for this year’s professional dance team hopefuls. The majority of...

Professional Tips, Education & Training

Freestyling From Home: Tips For Improvisation Growth & Discovery

Start Where You Are Maybe you’re technically and choreographically trained and want to cultivate a new freestyle practice. Maybe you already have imp...

Reviews

Book Review: “Final Bow For Yellowface” Lays Out A Route Toward Inclusion

Final Bow for Yellow Face, Phil Chan’s moving, excellent new book detailing the racially charged history of Asian stereotype in dance is going to prov...

Finance

Strapped for Cash? Here are 3 Virtual Jobs Hiring

If you're one of the many who have lost your freelance job or gigs during the COVID-19 crisis, then you’re likely worried about where your next payche...

Motivational

The Explosion of Collaborative Choreography in a Time of Crisis

As dance artists, it is important for us to look at choreography in the larger context of contemporary art, considering the historical connections in...

Good to Know

When Laughter is the Best Medicine, Turn to TikTok Dances

For months now, we’ve all been hearing about TikTok, if not actively using the platform already. What may seem like just another social media app is a...

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...

Motivational, Good to Know

Keep Up Your Dance Practice and Look at the Bright Side

With everything shutting down because of the Coronavirus, it is especially hard for us to keep up with our art. Sure, it’s important to practice socia...