LEAP! dance competition owner/director, Drew Vamosi shares that part of being prepared for dance competitions is remembering that dance is an art, that teachers need trust, and that being smart about injury is a plus.
competing in dance
How dance students feel, interpret, and react to competition, is often a reflection of how competition is perceived and valued at home. Learn how to discuss the purpose of competition with your child, encourage excellence and debrief after a competition, and offer unconditional positive support so that his/her experience is a healthy one.
There are dance studio owners mad and concerned about how Lifetime’s reality show, Dance Moms, is affecting their business. They want to boycott it, voice their outcry. But are there other ways to battle this kind of negativity? Learn why the stuff that ‘makes us look bad’ as an industry can actually be good for business and how to turn negativity into opportunity.
What are the pros or the benefits of competition in dance? And, what are the cons or negative aspects?