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    My Unforgettable Summer at The Houston Ballet

    My first summer intensive audition was for The Houston Ballet. I was twelve years old and really didn’t know much about the dance world. My mom was the one who suggested I start doing auditions for summer...

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    Making Plans to Succeed!

    “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” John F. Kennedy The performance comes to an end, the dancers take their bow and the audience comes to its feet to give a standing ovation. As the...

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    Dance Teachers: Pass It On!

    It really is amazing how time passes by and how easy it is to lose touch with people who were important to us and have been instrumental in our successes as a teacher/choreographer/person. Summer happens to be...

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    Get To Know the National Ballet of Canada’s Tanya Howard!

    Dance Notes: National Ballet of Canada Soloist, Tanya Howard. Get the inside info on your favorite dancers in a snap!

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    Injury Prevention 101: 5 Healthful Fundmentals

    By Leigh Schanfein of Dance Informa   Nutrition We often think of using food as fuel: ingest it, burn it, use it for energy. However, food and beverages are what our bodies use for every function, from...

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    Mean Girls

    Last week I watched a news segment about a city trying to pass a law to make bullying a criminal offense. The law was not approved but it did get me wondering about bullying in the dance studio...

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    Let’s Talk Tights!

    For centuries mankind has pondered such age old questions as “what is the meaning of life,” “are we alone in the universe” and “what came first the chicken or the egg?” We now bring you the oldest...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Terms of Endearment (Not For the Studio)

    “My dear!” “Sweetheart!” “Darling!” I am guilty as charged for calling my students these and I’m sure a variety of other pet names in class. I, like most dance teachers, have a deep and genuine care for...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Your June Must-Haves from Juliet Doherty

    Insider Picks: New products from ballet insider, Juliet Doherty! Shop Juliet’s June Must-Haves Here    

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Oh no! Auditions!

    Auditions! Hearing that word gives dancers, and dance teachers, the shivers. Yet each year, without fail, dance studios are forced to deal with auditioning and sometimes re-auditioning their students. Whether it is for roles in upcoming productions,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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