Beneath the physical discipline of dancing, your attitude toward learning matters. Successful dancers do these six things in every class.
How To Cultivate And Keep A Winning Mindset
A dancer’s most important tool is a winning mindset. Here’s how to develop a positive mental attitude so that you’re at your best every time.
The Successful SI: Class Placement and Coping With Problems
Summers away from home can be stressful. In a second installment on surviving summer intensives, Alison offers advice for dealing with complications like dance divas and messy roommates, and how to handle yourself professionally and with grace when receiving placement in a class level.
Presenting Hip Hop In a Positive Light
Back then, hip hop wasn’t about derogatory comments, threats, and how much money you made. It was about family and belonging. It was about taking your world and making sense of it…through dance (b-boying), through music (DJing), through art (graffiti), through words (MCing). THAT is where your philosophy needs to come from.
The Professional Dancer’s Survival Kit
Do you have an interest in taking your dancing to the professional level? Here are some inside tips on what you need to survive in your career as a professional dancer.