Judith Jamison, artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is the recipient of this year’s Dance Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Gift of Dance
We celebrate just some of the ways dance teachers have touched the lives of their students.
Best of Back-to-School Advice
It’s that time again—the start of a new dance year! Read on for tips from seasoned pros.
Letting your students experiment with choreography is crucial to helping them develop as artists.
New looks for ballet class
Reaching for New Heights
Brooklyn-based Dancewave may be geared toward kids, but it’s anything but child’s play.
There’s No Place Like Home
Miller-Marley School of Dance and Voice in Overland Park, Kansas, makes Broadway dreams come true.
Performance Planner: On the Radio
Look no further than the radio for your next recital theme.
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards shares her favorite tap-appropriate tracks from OutKast’s Idlewild.
In the Heights Tony Award-winning choreographer talks about the future of musical theater.
Are your students suffering from mirror dependency? Try these tips to help them kick the habit.
Mind Over Matter
When nothing else seems to work, use easy-to-understand imagery to help your students grasp technique.
A Parent’s Perspective
One mother describes her search for a preschool dance class for her daughter and how she chose among four Bay Area programs.
Discover how The National Honor Society for Dance Arts can benefit your students and school.
A professor shares how she prepared her students to perform Antony Tudor’s Dark Elegies.
Founder of The School of American Ballet and New York City Ballet
Competing with the Clock
Make rehearsals count with your strategies to best utilize your—and students’—time.
2008 Music Guide
Most popular releases for class and performance
To the Pointe
A guide to organizing a pointe-shoe clinic in your studio
The Art & Science of Pliés
Techniques for improving this essential movement
Boost Your Bottom Line
Five ways to diversify—and increase—your revenue stream
Learn how to attract athletes to your dance studio.