If Charlotte can take a small, lonely, frightened little pig and turn him into a healthy, strong, confident winner, so can you. With lessons from “Charlotte’s Web,” dance teachers can learn how to turn their dancers into real champions, not just in competition but in life.
Teaching dance isn’t all fun and games – I knew that going in. But, throughout 20 years as a dance instructor I have discovered some surprising difficulties and rewards in this career – things I never thought to think about at the start.
Choreographers, avoid the frustration of unproductive dance rehearsals so that you can focus on the creative heart of dancing. These tips will give you more control and help you make the most of your practice time.
Dancers care a lot about their potential to “make it” in a dance career. But do you and your students define potential the same way? How you talk to dancers about their futures matters.
It’s a challenge to choreograph for teen dancers with limited experience and insecurities. Try this approach to create a dance routine you can all be proud of.
“A teacher affects eternity.” Dance teachers who have the most positive influence on their students and future generations of dancers share these twelve characteristics.