Staff Training Made Easy!
By Angela D’Valda Sirico of Dance Teacher Web The main season is over and we have had the excitement of the recitals and all end of year performances, and although some studios continue running over the summer...
- Posted 2 weeks ago
Mirrors, Marley, and Barres; Coming to a Convention Near You
Attending intensives, camps, and conventions is a summer staple for dancers. It’s been rather divided in the past depending on what style you concentrate in. Most ballerinas will go to a ballet intensive, and most jazz, contemporary,...
- Posted 3 weeks ago
The Dance Teachers Guide to Staying Inspired!
By Steve Sirico of Dance Teacher Web Teaching over the long haul can be a drain, especially if you are teaching a lot of classes and are pushed to create. One of the toughest things teachers face...
- Posted 3 weeks ago
Why You Should Go to College to Dance
By Susan Epstein of Dance Pathways For years dancers were told that if they wanted to dance, they had to go to a big city (New York, LA, etc.) and start auditioning, taking classes, and going after that...
- Posted 2 months ago
Stretching Your Dancers at All Levels
Dance teachers know the benefits of stretching for their students. But sometimes stretching exercises and descriptions can get boring for both the teacher and their dancers. Here are some new ideas that I use for imagery (stretching...
- Posted 11 months ago
Dance Teachers: Be All You Can Be!
“There are 3 types of people in this world: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened!” – Mary Kay Ash Teachers are the lifeblood of the world. They...
- Posted 1 year ago
Looking Back on the Spotlight
In May of 2013, the forces behind the Discount Dance Facebook page thought it would be amazing to learn about dance groups from around the country. We set out on a mission to shine the spotlight on...
- Posted 2 years ago
Diversity in Dance, Riverside City College
At Riverside City College, in Riverside CA, the topic on everyone’s tongue is diversity in dance! This year’s spring dance concert, CelebrateDance 2012, features student choreography and is directed by Associate Professor of Dance, Rita Chenoweth-Surman. The...
- Posted 3 years ago
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