B Dancewear Offers A Rainbow Of Dancewear Options

B Dancewear offers nearly 40 types of dancewear basics in over 200 colors, in an array of fabrics. See what we have to say about the products they sent us.

The Great Costume Debate: The Controversy Over Age Appropriateness

Should something be done about revealing costumes in competitive dance? Some feel that total freedom of expression must be upheld, others think competitions should implement penalties & restrictions. Shawna David looks at the issues and tries to find middle ground.

Performance Formula: Successfully Showcasing Young Dancers

Forget the costumes, backstage, and the tickets. Maria gives a formula for showcasing young dancers and building a community that can get excited about dance.

This Is Why I Bother

To those who aren’t dancers or teachers, all the little rules and details we observe and require of our students may seem silly or pointless. But we have our reasons and they’re illustrated in Melanie Doskocil’s final entry for the year in Ballet’s Un-X-pected Lesson Files.

The Nutcracker: Unwrapped

Ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes of The Nutcracker in one of America’s largest ballet companies? From 7000 lbs of hand-torn snow to tangled flying cooks, take a peek, as we talk with Production Director, Tom Boyd and Wardrobe Manager, Laura Lynch.