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Win $2000 in Classes, Costumes and Clothing for you and your studio

Win $2000 in Classes, Costumes and Clothing for you and your studio

Dance Informa, Dancewear Solutions and Weissman have teamed up to bring you Steal The Spotlight sweepstakes! Enter today at StealtheSpotlightNOW.com. Win the Grand Prize of $500 in dancewear + $500 towards dance classes! Plus, your dance studio will win $1000 in dancewear and/or costumes. There are also Monthly Drawings worth $300! ($150 in dancewear for you, and […]

New ABT dance school launching on West Coast

New ABT dance school launching on West Coast

In an exciting announcement that surely left many West Coast budding ballerinas squealing with delight, Segerstrom Center for the Arts and American Ballet Theatre recently revealed the creation of a new dance school coming to southern California. Expanding their 27-year relationship, Segerstrom Center and ABT have come together to launch the American Ballet Theatre William […]

Going Nutty with Multiple Nutcracker Gigs?

Going Nutty with Multiple Nutcracker Gigs?

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. ‘Tis the season…for some dancers to perform Nutcracker after Nutcracker, week after week, company to company. As most dance companies or schools put on a production of The Nutcracker, opportunities abound for professional dancers to pick up multiple guesting gigs. Dancers in professional companies will perform in other […]

Backstage Banter: 8 Things Dancers Say Backstage

Backstage Banter: 8 Things Dancers Say Backstage

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. “What’s that you said?” Here’s several words and phrases overheard in dancers dressing room around the globe. ‘Merde’ French for a four-letter word that rhymes with pit, the origins date back to the early days of ballet in Paris. The urban legend goes that dancers used to say “merde” to […]

Speaking with the Author of ‘No One’s Watching’

Speaking with the Author of ‘No One’s Watching’

By Chelsea Thomas and Leah Gerstenlauer of Dance Informa. A new teen dance novel entitled No One’s Watching was released earlier this year by author Sandy Green. The fictional account of ballet trainee Kitri is an entertaining read for all dancers ages 12-16. In the novel, the “romance of Swan Lake” meets the “raw energy of […]

Pros Share Favorite ‘Nutcracker’ Roles

Pros Share Favorite ‘Nutcracker’ Roles

03 December 2014

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Performing The Nutcracker becomes just another of the many yearly traditions that dancers may look forward to during the holiday season. Some professionals have performed in the ballet classic since they were young, some have danced the same role for years, others have aspirations of characters to someday […]

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Pointe Hurts…I Want to Quit!

Pointe Hurts…I Want to Quit!

03 December 2014

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Dance students new to pointe are always excited. They’ve been watching their favorite ballerinas since they were little, or they watched enviously in past years as their older peers got permission to get their pointe shoes. But now it’s their turn. They get fitted for their shoes, sew on […]

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Dance Recital Costume Guide

Dance Recital Costume Guide

03 December 2014

Attention DANCE TEACHERS Dance Informa’s 2014 Recital Costume Guide is Out Now! The 2015 costume ranges are just stunning! Visit www.danceinforma.us/recital-costume-guide to be inspired and find the perfect costumes for your students from the industry’s best costume designers. Wow your audiences, parents, and students this recital season!

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Costume Design: Just Satin, Stitches & Sequins?

Costume Design: Just Satin, Stitches & Sequins?

03 December 2014

Could you design a costume for Costume Gallery’s 2016 catalog? By Deborah Searle of Dance Informa. I’ve always been fairly creative and I’ve danced and choreographed for as long as I remember, so I’d like to think that I’m artistically inclined. But can I lend my hand to fashion design, or more specifically, costume design, […]

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Dance Classes for 3 Month Olds?

Dance Classes for 3 Month Olds?

03 December 2014

By Mary Callahan of Dance Informa. When did you start taking dance classes? In college? As a teenager? Or maybe you were as young as three or four? Well, The School at New York City’s premier dance studio Steps on Broadway has begun offering lessons to babies as young as three months old! Baby Steps is a […]

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What’s in your dance bag?

What’s in your dance bag?

03 December 2014

By Mary Callahan of Dance Informa. Celebrity gossip magazines always include a star’s “What’s in my bag?” photo spread. But as dancers, we carry around a lot more than a designer purse, and the contents of our dance bags differ depending on a dancer’s style or particular job. Dance Informa got a hold of professional dancers […]

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PSA addresses cyberbullying with dance

PSA addresses cyberbullying with dance

03 December 2014

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. A recent public service announcement (PSA) is using dance and slam poetry to spark dialogue about a growing concern for present-day grade school students — cyberbullying. 953K – Inspiring Action Against Cyberbullying has been circulating the Internet since October 3. In recognition of national bullying prevention month in October, […]

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Bebe Miller takes a different approach

Bebe Miller takes a different approach

03 December 2014

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. The Bebe Miller Company will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year, and in that time the company has experienced many shifts and transitions. Originally operating as a traditional New York City touring company for two decades, BMC is now more project-based and it typically develops work over a period of […]

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Dance Competition & Convention Guide!

Dance Competition & Convention Guide!

03 December 2014

Dance competition and convention season is starting! Where will you dance? Dance Informa has compiled a guide of the hottest dance competitions and conventions this season. Book your place! Dance Informa’s Competition and Convention Guide can help you plan your dance season. These competitions, conventions and dance intensives provide great opportunities to learn, compete, grow […]

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Budding Not Yet Blooming: Dante Brown Warehouse Dance

Budding Not Yet Blooming: Dante Brown Warehouse Dance

03 December 2014

By Tara Sheena of Dance Informa. Dante Brown formed Warehouse Dance in 2010 in order to, as he puts it, “work collaboratively in hyper-physical creative processes to produce dynamically rich environments on stage.” His interest in highly physical movement meets a commitment to exploring popular tropes and teasing out their absurdity, including a recent dance […]

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