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Back to Dance Essentials Mr. and Miss World Dance 2014 Rising star Ryan Vetter of Royal Winnipeg Ballet
 
Back to Dance Essentials

Back to Dance Essentials

Great products and studio solutions to start your dance year off right! Check out Dance Informa’s Back to School Guide featuring the latest in dancewear, studio management tools, cosmetics, backdrops, barres and equipment, teaching resources and more. Get back to the studio with a fresh look, ideas and resources and make this dance year your […]

Mr. and Miss World Dance 2014

Mr. and Miss World Dance 2014

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. This past July, the prestigious World Dance Pageant (WDP) wrapped up its second annual event, where dancers competed over the course of three days in events such as interviews, modeling, audition classes and talent performances. The panel of judges – including representatives from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Dance […]

Rising star Ryan Vetter of Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Rising star Ryan Vetter of Royal Winnipeg Ballet

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. Originally from South Dakota, Ryan Vetter now dances with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Since joining the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division in 2008, he has performed in company productions such as Giselle, Moulin Rouge – The Ballet, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker. Now part of the corps de […]

Getting the Right Start: Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

Getting the Right Start: Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

03 September 2014

Jump start your metabolism with these quick and easy breakfast ideas. By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD in collaboration with Jessica Cloud MS, and Dannah Burch MPH. www.dancernutrition.com. Don’t let busy back to school mornings compromise the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast has been linked to improved academic performance, better mood, […]

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On The Town’s Lori Ann Ferreri

On The Town’s Lori Ann Ferreri

03 September 2014

By Mary Callahan of Dance Informa. We need more Lori Ann Ferreri’s in show business.  She’s the kind of dancer choreographers hope to work with, the kind of performer that always strives to be better, and the kind of triple threat you love to watch on stage.  If you don’t know Lori Ann, you’ll want to.  […]

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Auditioning by Video

Auditioning by Video

03 September 2014

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Some dance opportunities, whether they are full-time company jobs, guest artist gigs or summer programs, are away from home. So when it comes to auditioning, and time and finances are not available to travel, there has to be another way to put yourself out there. Auditioning by video […]

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TutuTix is Too, Too, Awesome!

TutuTix is Too, Too, Awesome!

03 September 2014

By Chasta Hamilton Calhoun, The Dance Exec. Dance studios have long explored the best way to offer recital ticket sales—whether it is in studio (lines, lotteries, etc.), via box offices, or with mail requests. Eric Housh was standing in his daughter’s studio’s recital ticket line when he realized that his company, Ticket Biscuit, could potentially […]

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ADC|IBC Looks to Raise the Barre in Year 10

ADC|IBC Looks to Raise the Barre in Year 10

03 September 2014

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. ADC|IBC will celebrate its 10th Anniversary Season in Spring 2015, and the competition is raising the barre with sizable cash prizes, new events, no more inter-city travel and even more scholarship monies for select competitors. For the first time, dancers can plan for an extra day of dancing as […]

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Budding, Not Yet Blooming: The People Movers

Budding, Not Yet Blooming: The People Movers

03 September 2014

By Tara Sheena of Dance Informa. Kate Ladenheim is an eager redhead with some big views on dance. She started her company, The People Movers, in 2012 to support her own choreographic development but, since that time, it has quickly grown to support the work of many performers and collaborators, including the Juventas New Music […]

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Shane Wuerthner leaves SF Ballet for Australia

Shane Wuerthner leaves SF Ballet for Australia

03 September 2014

By Paul Ransom of Dance Informa Australia. Why leave the bustling, exciting world of the San Francisco Ballet for the relatively small scale surroundings of the Queensland Ballet in Australia? For S-Cal born soloist Shane Wuerthner the switch was about much more than the lure of a celebrity director and beautiful weather. It is a week […]

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So You’re Married to a Dance Studio Owner

So You’re Married to a Dance Studio Owner

03 September 2014

By Paul Henderson. If you find yourself in this situation, there are some things you need to know.  There are things you need to accept. Owning a dance studio is like being on a roller coaster in the middle of a tornado.  Right about now (September) your spouse is worked up about a “lack of […]

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It’s Back to School! Are you ready?

It’s Back to School! Are you ready?

03 September 2014

How to start the new season looking and feeling your very best. By Christine Dion of Mode Dion. Back to school means more demands on your time. Planning a busy schedule and finding time to keep your looks up can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for the busy season […]

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Bunhead Psyche 101

Bunhead Psyche 101

03 September 2014

By Robert Graham for Steps on Broadway I get a lot of questions about why ballet dancers have “attitudes”. This is a loaded question. I would begin by asserting that everyone with a personality has an attitude. While it is true that some personalities will simply clash with one another, it is my hope that […]

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