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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 technique, artistic voice, creative fulfillment, and book-ability. All professional dancers are regularly called on to improvise: in class, in audition rooms...
Opinion

Broadway Musicals On Stage vs. Film: How Do They Compare?

Hello all! Keats here, as usual, with some thoughts on our industry. If you’re like me, and have other human friends and social media, you’ve probably...

Reviews

Historic Modern Dance Joins Current Works in LA Dance Project Festival

Modern dance isn’t modern anymore. Audiences last weekend could see just how far we’ve come in 50 years as current works in the performance art and co...

Spotlight

The Ballerina Who Found New Opportunities In the World of Ballroom Dance

How does a ballerina maintain a twenty-one-year career in competitive exhibition ballroom dance at the top of her class, producing wins in one of the...

Professional Tips, Motivational

5 Benefits of Continuing to Show Up To Your Dance Auditions

We’ve all been there: that feeling of dread the morning of an audition you have been planning to attend since it posted. You have already chosen what...

Opinion

Is Dance a Sport or Art form? It's Not As Controversial As You Think

There is no doubt that dancers are athletic. The sheer physical demand it takes to be a dancer is immeasurable and ever-changing. There is no doubt th...

Professional Tips

Soar Above Your Teacher's Expectations With Good Class Etiquette

Let's talk about the one thing that you are taught in class, other than dancing, which is a key stepping stone to your career: proper dance class etiq...

Reviews

L.A. Dance Project Festival Turns Up the Heat on Collaboration

Benjamin Millepied has always said his Los Angeles Dance Project was not going to be a one choreographer kind of company. While he has continued makin...

Professional Tips

7 Proven Qualities of a Leader and Successful Dance Captain

Receiving a compliment about your abilities, work ethic, and natural leadership qualities can be uplifting, but there’s no better feeling than receivi...

Education & Training, Good to Know

Your New Search Result for "Dance Classes Near Me"

Such an important day in our vibrant community is upon us—National Dance Day! On September 21, 2019, everyone from around the United States is encoura...