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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

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10 Signs You’re a Stagestruck Dancer

Suspect you've fallen in love with performing? Here are the signs you have. Never fear, the next show is right around the corner.

B Dancewear Offers A Rainbow Of Dancewear Options

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

B Dancewear offers nearly 40 types of dancewear basics in over 200 colors, in an array of fabrics. See what we have to say about the products they sent us.

5 Simple Strategies for Improving Body Image (that you can start doing right now)

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dancers deserve to cultivate a good relationship with their bodies. Here are five strategies to improve your body image that you can apply right now to your dance practice.

4 Dancer Hacks for Performances or Summer Training

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Find out why oral anesthetic and dental floss are must-haves as you pack your dance bag for performance week or a summer intensive. Their uses might surprise you!

Boost Your Dance Rehearsal Efficiency

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Choreographers, avoid the frustration of unproductive dance rehearsals so that you can focus on the creative heart of dancing. These tips will give you more control and help you make the most of your practice time.

Two Lives are “Off Balance” in Terez Mertes Rose’s New Book

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Often in the YA category, many ballet novels revolve around youthful concerns. But nuanced storytelling makes "Off Balance," by Terez Mertes Rose a great read for adults who love books and books about dance.

Jazz Dance Legend: Frank Hatchett

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Think you know everything there is to know about Frank Hatchett? Think again. From dancer to teacher, choreographer to mentor, this jazz dance legend left an impact that will not be forgotten.

Start-Up Stories: The Multi-Disciplinary Arts Program

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Former contributor, Roger Lee shares why he's starting a multi-disciplinary arts training center for youth in Philadelphia, how he's marketing it, and how he's balancing it with the direction of his dance company.

Take Your Ballroom Dancing W.E.S.T.

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Ballroom pro-am competitor, the Girl with the Tree Tattoo shares what she's learned about the elements of dance – the concepts of weight, energy, space, and time – and how these dynamics apply in partner dance.

When It Comes To Social Media, Houston Ballet Is #Instasavvy

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dancers Harper Watters and Natalie Varnum, and HB's Marketing Manager Elizabeth Cleveland reveal the power of Instagram and show their savvy use of this growing platform.

From Trailer Park to Tango: When Cherie Magnus Danced on the Edge

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Book review and interview with author Cherie Magnus about her memoir which chronicles her life as a young woman trying to make it as a dancer during the 1960's in Los Angeles.

Contemporary Dance Technique: Spiral Roll

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Spiral rolls are a smooth and safe way to get to the floor in contemporary dance technique. In our post, this roll to the floor is broken down with a list of fundamentals to practice and common mistakes to avoid.

15 Ways To Prepare For Your First Year As A College Dance Major

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

If your plans for a career in dance include training in a college dance program, our list, "The Freshman Fifteen" offers valuable advice on what you can do to prepare right now.

Do I Have To Be In Shape To Start Taking Dance Class?

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Are you a teen or adult wanting to start dance classes? Find out if some physical preparation is needed before you enroll in your first dance lesson.

Jazz Dance Legend: Luigi

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Labeled as “the father of American jazz dancing," Luigi left behind a technique that took the dance world by storm and a story that is sure to inspire dancers everywhere.

Leaps in the Dark: Agnes de Mille and the Road to Oklahoma

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Oklahoma! changed the role dance played in Broadway musicals. Choreographer, Agnes de Mille's road to Oklahoma! was many unconventional years in the making. Afterward, she felt conflicted about her success but with advice from Martha Graham, de Mille took leap after leap in the dark.

Alexander Technique: Connecting The Dancer’s Multi-Purpose Body

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Our Monday morning body isn’t different from our Friday night body and it’s connected to our Math class body and our Modern Dance body. How Alexander Technique helps dancers connect to their one body.

Nutrition Labels: How To Choose The Right Dancer Fuel

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

It's finally here: the 411 on the nutrition behind the numbers. Decipher all those percentages and categories on nutrition labels, complete with advice from the pros.

“The Walls Around Us” Keeps Readers On Their Toes

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

It is a rare author who can write authentically about ballet and prison. Dancers will appreciate Nova Ren Suma's realistic depiction of teen dancers in an otherwise hyperrealistic story of murder, secrets, and suspense. Who is lying and what is the truth?

On Paths and Pyramids: Reshaping The Future of Dance

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Competition dance ends at 18 years old. At that point dancers make a choice to buy-in or let go to a different view of dance. How do we help them with the transition?

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