November 2007
November 1, 2007

Full Circle

Former Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago dancer and teacher Jon Lehrer sets out on his own in upstate New York.

Hot Heads

A step-by-step guide to creating updated versions of three favorite hairstyles

All in Good Taste

Choosing appropriate costumes and music for performance

Costuming on a Shoestring

K-12 teachers share their creative and thrifty solutions for dressing students for the stage.


New costumes for the upcoming season

It Takes a Town

Miami-based studio Dance Town stands out for its focus on ballroom training and family values.

Billy Siegenfeld

The creator of Jump Rhythm technique wants dancers to rediscover the primal joy of movement.

Parlez-Vous Ballet?

Improve your students’ dancing by helping them learn the meaning behind the movement.

A Quiet Approach

A new technique helps students concentrate better in the classroom.

How Am I Doing?

Strategies for evaluating yourself as an instructor

Between the Steps

Techniques for smoothing students’ transitions

Performance Planner: In the News

Use current events to inspire your next recital.

Prof Swap

Higher-ed faculty talk about why teaching on other campuses is good for them—and their students.

What a Production!

Spectacular sets take hard work, team effort and careful planning.

Ask the Experts

Advice on common recital challenges: handling ticket sales and the intermission debate


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