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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Luminarium Dance Theater’s ‘Hiveland’: An interpretable world by Admin

Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts. September 21, 2018. Some of the best art leaves open room for interpretation – not enough so to lack direction, but enough to offer…

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2018 Capezio ACE Awards is a treat for the senses by Admin

New York Hilton Midtown, New York, New York.  August 4, 2018. With 21 varied dance works from a long list of up-and-coming, as well as professional choreographers, the 2018 Capezio ACE Awar…

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Business and Ballet with Carolynn Rowland: ‘Make it work’ by Admin

No one ever said that dancing, and a life in dance, is easy. Challenges of this life include competition from other dancers and choreographers, physical fatigue, and a relatively short span …

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Monday, October 8, 2018

‘Crowdfunding’: The who, what, why, how by Admin

Money, or the lack thereof – it can be a main obstacle to art-making. Traditional methods for raising funds for projects in the arts include seeking wealthy donors and applying for gra…

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Michael Dameski: Making waves from Australia to the U.S.  by Admin

No matter the age you being to dance, there is no way of knowing just how much of an impact it will have on your life or career. It is a stair-stepping process of sorts when it comes to divi…

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Dance like no one’s watching (Even though everyone is) by Admin

We’ve heard it before, but what does it mean to “dance like no one’s watching”? William Purkey, an author and public school teacher-turned Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education a…

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Start thinking about recital now: 8 Recital preparation tips by Admin

Planning and staying organized is one of my favorite things about life. I know that sounds corny, or crazy, but I thoroughly enjoy having everything in order. As a studio owner, you may be f…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Arthur Mitchell: Ballet’s African-American trailblazer by Admin

Close your eyes for a moment, and visualize a ballerina and a danseur dancing a pas de deux. Are they black? Chances are, they’re white. While there are larger cultural and psychological f…

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How to be a better dance company ‘team player’ by Admin

This past August, news broke that three principal dancers at New York City Ballet (NYCB) were fired for sending highly inappropriate text messages. A few weeks later, the dance world at larg…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Dance Informa Video Interview Series. Episode 5: Akira Uchida by Admin

In the fifth installment of our Dance Informa Video Interview Series, I had the extreme honor of interviewing an intelligent and genuine emerging dance instructor and choreographer in the mi…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

‘World of Dance’ recap: World Final  by Admin

The moment that everyone was waiting had finally arrived. Many talented groups had graced the World of Dance stage from the Qualifiers to The Duels and moving in to the Divisional Final. The…

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

3 tips for your first Facebook Live by Admin

Connect. Educate. Empower. These three words should inspire so much of your marketing, and today, I want to show you how to do just that as together we explore three non-scary ways to do you…

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Learning how to say ‘No’ could change your life by Admin

Here’s how and why to say “no”, because learning this is powerful and could change your life! You might think it odd that when beginning to consider the power of saying “no”, Dance…

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Katie Boren on how to stay inspired and stand out in the corps by Admin

So many young dancers dream about it – that day they’ll be promoted to the corps of a major ballet company. It can only go up from there, right? Yet not all corps members become …

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mike Minery jumps feet first into new role as JUMP Director by Admin

Tap innovator and New Jersey native, Mike Minery, has been a staple in the dance community since his teenage years. Not only did he create the “shiggy bop”, which became frequently seen …

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Atlanta Ballet shows growth in mixed repertory program ‘Return to Fall’ by Admin

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia. September 14, 2018. On Friday night, September 14, the Atlanta Ballet presented Return to Fall, a mixed repertory program and the compan…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Fall in love with dance this fall by Admin

Summer is over, and the days are already starting to get shorter. In some places, there’s a slight chill in the air. Fall is upon us. But in this beautiful season of color and as we start …

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Monday, September 17, 2018

A winding path to a life in dance: A talk with Natsumi Sophia Bellali by Admin

Life can take us on many twists and turns, guided by a sure compass of a powerful passion. For many dancers, that passion is particularly strong. Where the compass may lead can be rough terr…

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

#DimForMarin – The Importance of Rituals by Admin

Death is among the most challenging of realities that we as humans are ever challenged to process. When someone in our sphere passes away, we are forced to grapple with our own mortality and…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

‘World of Dance’ recap: Divisional Final by Admin

The time had come for 12 of the world’s best acts to battle it out on the World of Dance stage to see who would get once step closer to the 1 million dollar prize. Everything was on the li…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

‘World of Dance’ recap: The Cut round continues by Admin

The anticipation of who would make it to the Divisional Finals continued to build as the Upper Team and Junior Divisions took the World of Dance stage to prove why they made it so far in the…

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One Year Anniversary Playbill Store Giveaway! by Admin

It’s Dr. Drama’s one year anniversary! We launched on September 6, 2017 and it’s been a year filled with insightful conversations, engaging with audiences, and exploration …

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Jelani Alladin – Wildest Dreams by Admin

(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser) Jelani Alladin made his Broadway debut this year in the eagerly anticipated musical, Frozen. He plays Kristoff, the ice-selling, reindeer-talking, argument-engag…

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10 inspiring dancers to follow on Instagram by Admin

Instagram can be an epic timewaster! But if you’re going to get scrolling, why not follow dancers who can inspire and motivate you? There are several wonderful influences and influence…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

3 Magical Words That Make Enrollment Effortless by Admin

One of the trickiest things to navigate as a studio owner, especially when coming back to semester, is transitioning your families into an automated enrollment process. This means every mont…

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Monday, September 3, 2018

ON THE TOWN… with Chip Deffaa … September 3rd 2018 by Admin

For my column this week, I’d like to both look ahead–discussing a new show that I think has a very bright future, “Be More Chill”–and look back–discussing some of the memorable s…

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10 years of Motivation – Dance Teacher Web Conference by Admin

The Dance Teacher Web Conference and Expo is always an exciting way to end the summer. The massive dance event geared toward dance teachers, studio owners and administrators offers hundreds …

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Paul Taylor, the practical poet of American Modern Dance – an elegy by Admin

Paul Taylor was a true giant of American modern dance, with works that displayed both simplicity and depth of understanding into the human condition. He passed away on August 29, 2018, at 88…

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2018/19 Dance Competition & Convention Guide by Admin

It’s that time of year – time to get ready for dance competition and convention season! Where will you compete, learn, grow and make new friends this season? There are so many ev…

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Many creative paths, one artistic goal: Gabri Christa dances ‘MAGDALENA’ by Admin

One main way the arts differ from disciplines such as math and science is that there are many possible paths to an ultimate goal. Gabri Christa’s life and work illustrates how in the a…

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Building empowerment in Boston: Fortitude Dance Project and Nozama’s summer youth classes by Admin

Female empowerment is quite heavily in the cultural discourse these days – from “#metoo” to “#timesup” to several female political candidates ascending to office (and defeating…

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