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Demi Remick dancing with Postmodern Jukebox © Eric Morgensen

Tap Dance and the Coronavirus Pandemic: A New Perspective

In honor of National Tap Dance Day, I had the pleasure of talking to Demi Remick, a phenomenal rhythm tap dancer and teacher in New York City. She has captured the attention of audiences and critics alike; she was recognized in 2014 as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” and went viral as the...
  • Spotlight
  • by Gianna Bartolini - 25 May 2020
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...

Health & Fitness, Good to Know

Taking a Break Can Make You A Better Dancer

For most people, and especially kids, summer means a time to take a break, enjoy a warmer weather, and welcome a less busy schedule. For dancers of an...

Spotlight

Why Music Theory Favors Quality Tap Dancing

When I asked the age-old question “What’s in your dance bag?” I expected Keith Clifton, an exceptional tap, ballet, and jazz dancer and educator of ov...

Opinion

How to Give Your Fellow Performers Constructive Criticism

Hey! Hey! It’s me. *waves* Keats, your friend from the dance world! I’m here to talk about something really important to me: post show discussion etiq...

Good to Know

Overcome Painful Labor with the Baby Mama Dance

Mother’s Day is coming up! And even though we love our dancing mamas, we wanted to focus on something a little different this year: Mamas who dance......