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Why Audience Etiquette Matters, and How You Can Help

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 audience members, and has the potential to distract the performers or presenters. These less than desirable qualities include checking your phones, talking...
  • Opinion
  • by Megan Glynn Zollinger - 10 Jun 2019
Reviews

Balanchine’s Nutcracker: Bright New Era For Trademarked Ballet

Once upon a time there was only one Nutcracker. That original production in 1892 for the St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre was a kind of pièce d’occasi...

Opinion

So Much Dance, So Little Time - Time Management for a Dancer's Schedule

You know those people who just seem to have it altogether? You see them on Instagram posing with a latte and their golden doodle puppy and you can’t h...

Other Articles

4 Dance Movies to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

#4 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007) Okay, so I'm not sure if this *technically* counts as a movie, but it's definitely dance-y! This is one...

Other Articles

5 Delicious and Healthy Thanksgiving Recipies You'll Crave

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yes, I like it more than my birthday, Christmas, Fourth of July...and here's why. Thanksgiving is the start of th...

Professional Tips

4 Best Side Hustles For Dancers (That Aren't Waiting Tables)

Let's get real, guys - having a dance career is incredibly difficult. If you're working as a professional performer, your art is your top priority. Yo...

Interviews

Managing Money On A Dancer's Salary: Financial Advice

On a quiet October morning, in the cold metal chairs of a nearby Starbucks, I met with Chris Whitaker, a certified financial planner and accredited in...

Reviews

Robbins A Suite of Dances Gets Informal Audition at Colburn School

Los Angeles was lucky to get a chance to see a rarely performed work from the Robbins opus last week. A Suite of Dances, a breezy and at times whimsic...

Other Articles

5 Easy Halloween Costumes Made From Your Dance Clothes

Halloween is quickly approaching, and you may be wondering who you should dress up as this year! As a dancer, Halloween is actually one of the most co...

Reviews

McGregor’s “Autobiography” Is An Unconventional Dance Spectacle

Choreographer Wayne McGregor likes to make hookups with science, technology, and collaborators. The result of that kind of broadly conceived and uncon...