Innovative duo Kevin and Meri Bender build solid dancers and a strong community in Phoenix, Arizona.
Off the Beaten Path
Teaching dance in a community outside of an urban center.
A guide to developing a contract to protect guest artists—and yourself
The pros and cons of hiring an office manager for your growing studio
Performance Planner: Animal Instinct
Animal-inspired performance themes to make any audience roar
Costume styles to help your dancers walk like the animals
Founding father of theatrical jazz dance
Turning Dancers into Teachers
A look at how you can give non-dance education majors tools for future teaching careers
A Picture of Progress
Learn how portforlios can document your students’ growth—and your success as a teacher.
Ask the Experts
Answers to questions on leg-“straightening” exercises, overweight dancers and student advancement