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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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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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

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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Sascha Radetsky comes full circle by Admin

Sascha Radetsky shot into the national consciousness in 2000, when he played one of the charismatic yet contemplative lead roles in the movie Center Stage. (We know you want to go watch it r…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Connections Dance Theater dances about water as life by Admin

OnStage Dance Company, Malden, Massachusetts. August 19, 2018. Dance can viscerally depict the human impact of certain events in our world. Paired with effective technical elements, such as …

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

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

The toughest round of World of Dance competition has finally arrived. Talented groups from all over the world battled through The Qualifiers, survived The Duels and will be fighting for the …

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Top 10 tips for making cafeteria food work for a dancer’s body by Admin

School’s back! It is easy to make fun of cafeteria food or dismiss it entirely, but believe it or not, today’s school food service is better than it ever has been. Students now have more…

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The dance studio mirror: Reflection vs. reflecting by Admin

For some time now, I have been aware of my own love-hate relationship with the dance studio mirror. I have used the mirror to check my own alignment, see where I should be in a formation and…

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Celebrity Dance welcomes Jackie Nowicki and Chaz Wolcott! by Admin

One of the country’s premier dance competition companies, Celebrity Dance, has made some exciting additions for this coming season. Two professional dancers and experienced teachers will j…

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Becoming a dance entrepreneur: Jessica Marino’s by Admin

Devoting time and energy to dance involves a good deal of risk. Being an entrepreneur involves a good deal of risk. Putting them together can feel downright frightening. Yet dance entreprene…

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Miss April’s Dance: Celebrating 30 years of ‘putting dance in your pants’ by Admin

Miss April’s Dance is celebrating 30 years as a program in the Parks and Recreation Department in Murrieta, California. April Vidal spoke with Dance Informa to look back and share some dre…

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Video Interview Series. Episode 4: Emmy Nominee Al Blackstone by Admin

In our fourth episode of Dance Informa’s Video Interview Series, I chatted with musical theater choreographer and teacher, Al Blackstone, who was just nominated for his first Emmy Awar…

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Broadway News – Fall 2018 by Admin

Summer is almost over (yes, really), and with the change of seasons is welcoming a host of new Broadway projects and productions. And what’s most exciting to us is all of the amazing danci…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Duets galore at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival by Admin

The Huntington Avenue Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts. August 11, 2018. The duet form can make art speak to one of the most innately human experiences: two people interacting in time and spac…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Your Back to Dance Survival Guide  by Admin

There are so many reasons to be excited about going back to school and back to dance. You’re able to see your friends whom you’ve missed, you’re able to meet new friends, you learn ton…

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‘World of Dance’ recap: Final round of The Duels by Admin

The final night of World of Dance‘s The Duels finally arrived, and it was a round to remember. This was the last time that the best of the best could go head to head in hopes of makin…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

‘World of Dance’ recap: The Duels continue by Admin

The fight for survival continued as more groups took to the World of Dance stage in hopes of securing their spot in The Cut. It would take a combination of talent, precision and power to wow…

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When dancers, together, have had it: Nozama Dance Collective’s ‘Enough by Admin

Green Street Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts. August 4, 2018.  The concept for Nozama Dance Collective (NDC)’s Enough grew roughly along with the emergence of the “#metoo” move…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Your Back to Dance Guide by Admin

Your Back to Dance Guide is out now. With back to school, comes back to dance! Are you ready for your best dance year yet? We are excited for you. Dance Informa’s Back to School Guide …

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

There’s something new and exciting in Broadway’s latest, ‘Head Over Heels’ by Admin

Hudson Theatre, New York, New York. August 2, 2018. How does one even attempt to explain the new Go-Go’s musical, Head Over Heels? The Broadway show features music by the ’80s all-gi…

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‘World of Dance’ recap: Round 2 of The Duels by Admin

The Duels Round of hit dance competition show World of Dance continued to amaze as more groups went head to head with one another in hopes of landing their spot in The Cut. Although half of…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Attention dancers: Please do this now! by Admin

Dance Informa asked 10 of the world’s most active dance medicine and science experts to name one thing they really, really wish dancers either would or wouldn’t do. Here’s some advice …

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Therapeutic Dance vs. Dance Therapy: 5 important differences by Admin

Dance continues to gain popularity thanks to shows like World of Dance and Dancing with the Stars, and as more and more people embrace dance as an expressive outlet, we are seeing more progr…

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King Chris: Speaking opportunities into existence by Admin

Dance is a timeless art and one that flows through many individuals. True to its form, dance is not only timeless but ageless as well. Whether you’re young or old, there is no age limit to…

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