By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Dance students new to pointe are always excited. They’ve been watching their favorite ballerinas since they
Attention DANCE TEACHERS Dance Informa’s 2014 Recital Costume Guide is Out Now! The 2015 costume ranges are just stunning! Visit www.danceinforma.us/recital-costume-guide to
Dance competition and convention season is starting! Where will you dance? Dance Informa has compiled a guide of the hottest dance competitions
By Paul Henderson. The other day I happened to glance down at my wife’s feet. No shoes and no socks revealed a
By Chasta Hamilton Calhoun, The Dance Exec. Dance studios have long explored the best way to offer recital ticket sales—whether it is
By Leigh Schanfein of Dance Informa. Who is an athletic trainer? The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) defines Athletic Trainers (AT) as
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MOTION [mo-shun] Noun The action or process of moving forward; Power of movement; The act or process of moving; The ability or power to move. The word “motion” is defined as the
For those of you that haven’t heard, MOTION by TigerSix is the new dance studio management software for the industry. MOTION was designed to
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin. By Paul Henderson. Your end of the season recital is
By Paul Henderson. The biggest “aha moment” for my dance studio happened in 2006 when I noticed that our students never came
By Steve Sirico of DanceTeacherWeb.com and Dance Teacher Web LIVE Conference & Expo. Teaching over the long haul can be a drain, especially if you
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Attention Dance Teachers & Studio Owners – here’s your chance to enjoy an incredible getaway in Vegas just for you! Dance Teacher
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By Paul Henderson. It’s April and you know what that means. It’s the time of year that jealousy and envy peak at
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Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong. Just don’t let it ruin your business. By Paul Henderson. A hush came over the
It’s Time to Prepare for Next Season’s Enrollment! By Paul Henderson Everywhere we go this question inevitably comes up – “How do
By Mary Callahan of Dance Informa. What exactly does it mean to be a smart dancer? You show up to class, give
By Rain Francis of Dance Informa. 1. Which single by Kylie Minogue became the highest-selling of the decade? a) I Should Be
By Steve Sirico of DanceTeacherWeb.com and Dance Teacher Web LIVE Conference & Expo. Over the years of coaching studio owners and talking
By Rain Francis of Dance Informa. Beyoncé just recently finished her “Mrs Carter” tour in the US, before performances in Europe next
Attention DANCE TEACHERS Dance Informa’s 2014 Recital Costume Guide is Out Now! Visit www.danceinforma.us/recital-costume-guide to be inspired and find the perfect costumes
By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Dance competitions offer dancers the opportunity to perform on stage, complete with lights, makeup and
By Paul Henderson. A little while ago I was the front seat passenger in a car driving along the highway on my
By Paul Henderson with Tiffany Henderson. It’s possible to devastate an entire dance classes’ season at the end-of-the-year dance recital, resulting in
Check out Dance Informa’s Back to School Guide with great products and studio solutions to start your dance year off right! Dance
By Paul and Tiffany Henderson for Dance Informa. Eight years ago Tiffany wanted to try something new. For those of you who
“I think that to dance is to know oneself inside and out.” — Anabella Lenzu, Unveiling Motion and Emotion By Leah Gerstenlauer. More
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By Rain Francis. 1. Ethan Stiefel is the current Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet. His name was made more
“Few who saw Alicia Markova dance ever forgot the experience.” — The Making of Markova By Leah Gerstenlauer. Writer Tina Sutton missed the
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One organization seeks to steward dance history preservation today By Chelsea Thomas. Modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn once said, “Dance is the
By Kathleen Wessel. Teachers, think of the last time someone asked you, “What is modern dance?” Your answer probably didn’t come easy,
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1. Which ballet company will you find in Covent Garden? a) Birmingham Royal Ballet b) The Royal Ballet c) English National Ballet
By Rebecca Martin. From a small town competition to the international Prix de Lausanne, there is a ballet competition for every age
This year is the 75th anniversary of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev’s birth, and 20 years since his death. How much do you know
COSTUMES FOR YOUR RECITAL Check out Dance Informa’s Recital Costume Guide for the latest costume designs from the industry’s best costume designers.
By Laura Di Orio. Ballet has been around since the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. It has shifted and molded
By Leah Gerstenlauer. The world of classical ballet in America is riddled with abbreviations, from the training level — SAB, JKO, CPYB
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By Christine Dion of Mode Dion Whether your performance is a piece from Lion King, Jungle Book or Cats, creating an animal
By Rain Francis. 1. Who choreographed Movin’ Out, which received the 2003 Tony Award for Best Choreography? a) Martha Graham b) Twyla
By Laura Di Orio. For young, aspiring dancers and also for professional dancers, dance class is a place where the focus is
The Success Blueprint for the Dance Studio Owner By Deborah Searle. If there’s ever been a book that will take you to
You may love to lead your partner onto the dance floor for a waltz or sultry tango, but how much do you
Tips for Dance Teachers by Angela D’Valda Sirico of DanceTeacherWeb.com As dance teachers we are faced each day with not only nurturing
Maybe you can tap out a rhythm, but how much do you really know about tap dance? By Rain Francis. 1. Which
By Laura Di Orio. What started as a one-room dance studio in Livermore, California, in October 2000 has now blossomed into eight
How strong is your Broadway Brain? Test your knowledge of the world’s greatest musicals. By Rain Francis. Jersey Boys is a documentary-style
By Rain Francis. How well do you know the ballet classic? 1. Who composed the original score for Swan Lake? a) Prokofiev
How much do you know about George Balanchine, one of the 20th century’s most famous choreographers? By Rain Francis. 1. George Balanchine
How much do you know about jazz dance icon Bob Fosse? By Rain Francis. 1. Which of the following characters would you
By Chris Bamford. Being a dance teacher is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but I might be a
By Steve Sirico of Dance Teacher Web For most studios in the United States your season comes to an end in May