October 2008
October 1, 2008

A Family Affair

Denise Wall shares her secrets for turning out some of today’s top dancers, including her famous sons.

The Cream of the Crop

Four veteran teachers weigh in on how to take star pupils from great to amazing.

Calm, Cool & Carefree

Our roundtable of experts offers tips for controlling competition stress.

2009 Competition Guide

An inside look at 155 events in the U.S. and abroad

Training Future Stars

DT talks to Scott Wise and Elizabeth Parkinson about their studio FineLine Theatre Arts.


Costumes to make your holiday production shine

Andrew Palermo and Taye Diggs

The artistic directors of dre.dance share their creative processes and hopes for their budding contemporary company.

Hip-Hop Fusion

Dancer/choreographer Luam looks beyond traditional hip-hop tracks for music that makes her move.

Performance Planner: The People in Your Neighborhood

Take a cue from N-Step Dance Center and create a show based on local businesses and workers.

Parents as Partners

Getting parents involved can help grow your dance program.

Constructing Criticism

Lean to use the power of positive reinforcement in the classroom.

Talent Search

How arts education expert Barry Oreck’s system can help you spot and nurture talented kids

Under Your Wing

Why mentoring is worthwhile, and how to get started

Jerome Robbins

Broadway innovator and ballet genius

Nutcracker Nouveau

Holiday show alternatives to The Nutcracker

Nutrition for Tots

Dancers are never too young for positive health messages.

Sleep Essentials

Make your dream of restful nights a reality.

Going Freelance

A guide to taking your choreography to new audiences—and dancers

Strategic Scheduling

Customer convenience is the key to creating a successful schedule.

Money Moves

10 steps to save your business during slow times

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