What I Learned About Auditioning From The Rockettes

Audition from a dancer who traeled to New York City to try out for the world’s most famous precision dance company, the Radio City Rockettes. Learn from her experience.

Family Drama and Ballet Dreams at the Heart of YA Novel, Wish

Pretending is part of ballet but Indigo, an aspiring ballerina, is especially good at it. She presents normalcy even though her mother’s alcoholism creates drama at home. What makes Indigo so relatable? Find out in our review of Wish, by Grier Cooper.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Then and Now

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has produced some of America’s most enduring dance works. Learn the facts every dancer should know about this dance company.

You. Me. The Big Apple?

Nichelle wants to connect with readers in person. If you’re going to the Dance Teacher Summit or will be in NYC, comment on this post to get the details about this Friends of DA meetup.

Helping Your Young Students Through Tragedy

Maria’s little dancers have experienced their share of tragedy lately. She shares her experiences and how she helped her young ones cope, plus some resources to help you help your students if or when tragedy strikes.