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    Sylvie Guillem’s final Performance in The US

    It was an honor to see Sylvie Guillem dance in her final performance in the United States at New York City Center. I bought the last ticket and was lucky enough to sit in the front row!...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    A New Classic: The Urban Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker is probably the most famous of all the ballets ever created. Every year, especially for those of us in the dance world, we are surrounded by posters, photos, ads, and invitations to go see the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    What Are You Thankful for This Holiday Season?

    While we are grateful for so much that the dance community shares with us all year long, we wanted to ask our DDS models and dancers what they are especially thankful for this holiday season. Here is...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Marketing and Sales for the Dance Studio Owner- Part I

    By Steve Sirico of Dance Teacher Web Your studio marketing funnel is the key to your growth and sustainability. In this two part article you will learn what is working and how to make sales after prospects...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Joffrey Ballet School Hosts New Joffrey Musical Theater Summer Intensive

    By Dance Informa This summer, Joffrey Ballet School will offer a summer intensive a bit unlike its traditional ballet, or even more recent contemporary, program. In two locations, New York City and Los Angeles, the world-renowned school...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Tips To Get Your Students to Practice

    By Angela D’Valda Sirico of Dance Teacher Web Class plans for teachers are almost always used but practice plans for students are not so common. So why are they necessary? I have always found that students really...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Top 10 Favorite Warm Ups for Winter!

    Fall is in the air, and winter will be here soon. Temperatures are dropping, and for dancers that means it’s time to break out the leg warmers and wrap sweaters for the season! We know that to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    You’re “Kilting” Me: Learning and Loving the Bournonville Method

    At the end of last season when my artistic director announced that La Sylphide was going to be in the repertoire for the upcoming season, I can’t exactly say that I was thrilled. Thankfully, my sentiments have...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    YAGP Model Search Winner Jessica Takes California!

    Earlier this year we held a model search for YAGP dancers from all around the country. There were tons of amazing applicants, and all of our finalists were fantastic, but it was dancer Jessica Kinnaman who rallied...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    My Amazing Vacation in Greece

    I’ve been working nonstop for over a year with both San Francisco Ballet and on Broadway, and during that time, have lived in three beautiful cities from San Francisco, New York City, to Paris, France. I have...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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