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How These 3 Professionals Break-In Their Pointe Shoes - photo: Samara Rittinger

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 the chance to try pointe shoes on that I realized I hadn’t taken comfort into account, and wondered how dancers were able to rehearse in them all day...
Professional Tips, Spotlight

Audition Tips: Seize All Opportunities To Be Seen

“When you get the audition, you’re on first base. Get the call back, you get to second base. Get put on ‘avail’, that’s third base. And then if you bo...

Opinion

Is it Time to Re-imagine the Nutcracker?

So you’re probably wondering why a Nutcracker article is coming out in the middle of the summer, right? Well, while most associate The Nutcracker with...

Good to Know

The Magic from Broadway Workshop to the Stage

Welcome back for more dance talks with Keats! Have you ever wondered how to make a Broadway musical or thought, how does Broadway work? Oh good, cause...

Professional Tips, Opinion

Should You Say No To This Dance Job?

We all get to a point in our careers when we have to start making tough decisions about dance jobs. This means something different for each and every...

Motivational

Competitiveness: How Healthy is Your Spirit?

Competition surrounds us our entire lives. Some of it is inevitable, and some of it we create for various reasons. Having a competitive spirit can be...

Education & Training, Spotlight

5 of the Best Summer Dance Festivals to Fuel Your Creativity

As dance students and working professionals, we are constantly searching for ways to inform and improve our craft. The summer months, where many dance...

Opinion

Plagiarism vs Inspiration: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Imagine a profession where one’s slaved-over work gets stolen without repercussions, but the passion is so great the employees keep returning for more...

Opinion, Good to Know

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 audien...

Spotlight

Strip Down and Save Lives with Broadway Bares

Hey all! It’s Keats with a much more personal story than I usually share. Careful, my vulnerability is about to show - but it’s for a good cause! I wa...