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Want to win this dancewear?

Want to win this dancewear?

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Making Healthy Changes Sustainable in the New Year

Making Healthy Changes Sustainable in the New Year

Finally lose those extra pounds by simply shifting the way we think about our food choices – No calorie counting required.  By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD. www.dancernutrition.com. If you are one of the many people who have had a hard time losing a few pounds using traditional approaches of counting calories and fat […]

Spotlight on Success: Tamisha Guy

Spotlight on Success: Tamisha Guy

By Kathleen Wessel of Dance Informa. Black Swan and A Chorus Line notwithstanding, audition stress isn’t just for ballet dancers and Broadway hopefuls. Contemporary dancers who have their sights set on a “dream company” in New York City face the same improbable odds. Admission into big companies like Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the […]

Budding, Not Yet Blooming: Beth Liebowitz

Budding, Not Yet Blooming: Beth Liebowitz

By Tara Sheena of Dance Informa. Beth Liebowitz started her company, Beth Liebowtiz & Artists, in Spring 2013 in order to support her choreography and frequent collaborations with musicians. Additionally, Liebowitz has a focus on dance education and is currently pursuing a Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy degree at Sarah Lawrence College. Tara Sheena of Dance […]

Intermezzo Dance Company presents ‘From Myth to Philosophy’

Intermezzo Dance Company presents ‘From Myth to Philosophy’

21 January 2015

Miller Theatre, Columbia University, NYC January 17, 2015 By Leigh Schanfein of Dance Informa. On a cold winter night in the beautiful but modest Miller Theatre at Columbia University, the audience surrounding me seemed a veritable who’s who of the New York City chamber ballet scene in the upper center balcony, pushing the cast’s friends […]

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‘Newsies’ cast member Ben Cook talks about life on tour

‘Newsies’ cast member Ben Cook talks about life on tour

20 January 2015

By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. Newsies is fresh off Broadway and touring the U.S. This Disney stage musical tells the real-life story of New York City’s Newsboys Strike of 1899. The production won two Tony Awards in 2012 for Best Choreography and Best Score and is absolutely full of song and dance. Dance […]

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Top 10 Music Videos Featuring Dancers of 2014

Top 10 Music Videos Featuring Dancers of 2014

06 January 2015

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. 2014 has come to an end, but what a year it was for dance in music videos! It seems the music and entertainment industry really leaned in close to the dance scene to not only garner inspiration for new projects, but to pick artists and feature companies in videos and […]

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Five Resolutions for Studio Owners for the New Year

Five Resolutions for Studio Owners for the New Year

06 January 2015

By Paul Henderson.  1. Admit that you are a business owner.  When money and children are used in the same sentence, we become conflicted.  We tend to make the same face we make when we smell putrid broccoli that rotted in our fridge.  Why do we do this?  McDonald’s doesn’t feel conflicted about selling Happy […]

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Ten years later, Helen Pickett on Choreographic Process

Ten years later, Helen Pickett on Choreographic Process

06 January 2015

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. This year ushers in an exciting anniversary for one of the hottest and most influential female choreographers on the international dance scene. The multi-talented Helen Pickett will celebrate 10 years of choreographic commissions when she returns in April to stage work at Mikko Nissinen’s Boston Ballet, which offered Pickett […]

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The Life of a Cruise Ship Dancer

The Life of a Cruise Ship Dancer

06 January 2015

By Mary Callahan of Dance Informa. Picture this: You get paid to live on a four-star cruise ship, dance in Broadway-caliber shows, and travel around the world. Well, this dream could quite definitely become a reality. Dance Informa interviewed dancers from five different cruise ships to find out if life on the high seas is really as magical as […]

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7 Things to Avoid Saying to Your Dance Teacher (And What to do Instead)

7 Things to Avoid Saying to Your Dance Teacher (And What to do Instead)

06 January 2015

By Rain Francis of Dance Informa. 1. “I’m tired. (Or “I’m hungry”). Dance can be hard work, we can all agree on that. Make sure you are prepared for class by being fed, watered and well rested wherever possible, and have a light snack beforehand if you need it, to keep you going. Chances are, your […]

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Literally Putting Your Best Face Forward for Competitions

Literally Putting Your Best Face Forward for Competitions

06 January 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at stage makeup from a former competition judge’s point of view. By Christine Dion of Mode Dion. As the holidays are now over, many dancers can anticipate what’s next – competition season! Yes, it’s true .Another season of dance competitions are upon us! As a matter of a fact, for some dancers […]

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Leap into Leap! National Dance Competition

Leap into Leap! National Dance Competition

06 January 2015

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Four years ago, former professional dancer and dance studio owner, Drew Vamosi, was looking for a way to remain active in the scene. With the belief that dance competitions were a beneficial venue for dance students to gain experience to help them in their professional dance career, Vamosi created […]

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Melissa Barak makes her own destiny with Barak Ballet

Melissa Barak makes her own destiny with Barak Ballet

06 January 2015

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. Los Angeles has been a commercial dance hotbed for decades. But, over the past 10 years, fueled by companies such as Los Angeles Ballet (LAB), the L.A. Dance Project and contemporary dance troupe BodyTraffic, the West Coast city has seen a resurgence of concert dance. Former New York City […]

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