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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

Blog Post Archive

10 Holiday Gifts for Dancers

Not sure what to buy the dancer on your holiday shopping list this year? Here are some gift ideas that any dancer would love.

REVIEW Terez Mertes Rose’s “Outside the Limelight”

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Terez Mertes Rose delivers the second book of her Ballet Theatre Chronicles series. This time exposing the underbelly of ballet through the stories of two dancing sisters.

Stage Lighting Basics for Dancers and Choreographers

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Ballet Stage Lighting" by zaimoku_woodpile is licensed CC BY 2.0" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" />Present your dance in the best light possible! What choreographers need to know and do before working with a lighting designer.

Getting Started With Essential Oils For Dancers

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Like athletes, dancers are always exploring ways to improve performance, nutrition, exercise, and wellness in every way possible, including using essential oils as useful tools for supporting the body in natural ways.

7 Things To Remember In Phases Of Uncertainty In Your Dance Life

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

If you feel like you've been thrown off the path in your dance life; if you doubt yourself or your decisions, dancers: Read this!

The Kind of Feedback Your Dance Students Really Crave

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dance teachers, ever wonder what your dance students really want? Our guest Ella, a young dance student, writes to tell you.

5 Ballets That Will (Happily) Break Your Heart

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Ballet enthusiasts love a good tragedy. Here we describe five of our favorite heartbreaking love stories and why we love them.

3 Ways To Find Unique Music For Dance

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Choreographers often find music for dances in the same place: from other dancers, making it tough to use something unique. Avoid overused composers and songs with these 3 tips.

Ballet, boys…and penguins? Jennifer Longo’s “Up to This Pointe”

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Merely wanting something desperately doesn't make it so. So, a young ballerina remakes her life... in Antarctica.

Things You Miss After Summer Intensives Are Over…

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Got summer intensive withdrawal? Of course you do! How could you not miss these things...

Review: Music For Movement and Imaginations Volume Two by Richard Maddock

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Richard Maddock's second album with piano music to accompany your dance classes for children is just as beautiful, useful and expressive as his first.

Strange Sounds Dancers’ Bodies Make

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Click, crack, pop! This post is a laugh but has many helpful links about body health and wellness for dancers.

Break The Status Quo When Teaching Dance

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Challenge the status quo by choosing to put your students first above ego and self-interest and apply your knowledge (even if it breaks the rules).

Two Types of Corrections I Stopped Giving My Dance Students

5 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dance teachers commonly use two types of corrections in class that cause confusion for their dance students. Learn how to rephrase and reframe these corrections to be more clear and accurate.

How To Make The Most Of Your Dance Classes

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Beneath the physical discipline of dancing, your attitude toward learning matters. Successful dancers do these six things in every class.

3 Life Lessons My Students Learn In Dance Class

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

The benefits of dancing go beyond the classroom. Learn more about what dance teaches you about life.

Cleaning Dances 101

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

  Competition and performance season seems to have a way on speaking up on us all. Inevitably, there is at least one dance that is just not ready to hit the stage. Here are some tools useful in cleaning dances. Try them during your next dance rehearsal. Show More Summary

Can A Woman In Her Forties Dance The Nutcracker?

7 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

"Raising The Barre" is Lauren Kessler's account of the months she spent preparing to dance The Nutcracker with a professional dance company. An exceptional challenge for a forty-something, non-dancer! Read our review of the book.

16 Performance Habits That Guarantee A Great Show

7 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Backstage, every dancer must do their part to make sure a performance runs smoothly. These 16 behind-the-curtain habits should be as much a part of your routine as the choreography.

How To Prepare Yourself For Dancing On An Unfamiliar Stage

7 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

When your first time on a new stage is to perform on it, it's hard to feel prepared. Here are four things dancers do to feel more comfortable before the show goes on.

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