Backstage, every dancer must do their part to make sure a performance runs smoothly. These 16 behind-the-curtain habits should be as much a part of your routine as the choreography.
On August 17, the Ovation network will premiere a new reality/competition dance show from the producers of So You Think You Can Dance. Co-choreographer Billy Trivett and friend of the show, Allison Holker, offers some tips for those wanting “A Chance To Dance” as a professional. Catch these video clips, tune in, and let us know what you think of this new program!
Dance is saturating the TV market! We want to know what you think about the new series and the old! Which have your remote at the ready? Which will you skip? Do these TV shows realistically portray dance? Get premiere dates, links to the network websites, and video teasers, too!
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.
Get a jump start on curriculum planning using televised dance shows like So You Think You Can Dance as a jumping off point to connect with and educate dance students. K-12 educator, Heather Vaughan-Southard helps you frame your dance philosophies then incorporate conversation-starters about TV dance into your instruction methods.