September 2005
September 1, 2005

DC’s Grande Dame

The legendary career of DT Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mary Day

The 2005 Dance Teacher Award Recipients

Congratulations to Rose Marie Floyd, Earl Mosley, Barbara Allegra Veriezza and Tad Williams

2006 Convention Guide

Details on more than 80 events

Rethink the 3 Rs

Use these lesson plans to combine dance with language arts, math and science.

Meet the Parents

Get mom and dad involved in their children’s dance education by holding orientation meetings.

Performance Planner: Movie Magic

Bring Hollywood to your studio with a movie-themed recital.

Bournonville for Boys

A lesson in Bournonville technique for your male students

Louis XIV

King of France, dancer and early patron of ballet

Fighting Fear

Overcoming four of the most common emotional hurdles for beginning teachers

The Old College Try

Tips for transferring your skills from the private sector to the college or university classroom

Bearing the Torch

Modern dance mogul Gus Solomons Jr on teaching artistry in higher ed

A Firm Foundation

Tatiana Tchernova teaches ballet basics with a focus on history and a sense of humor.

Balanced from the Core

Three yoga-inspired sequences to build your students’ core strength


Street-savvy costumes for your hip-hop numbers; plus shoes

How to Start a Dance Company, part 1

The first steps in getting a dance company off the ground, from setting goals to raising money

Playing With the Big Boys

Attract a corporate sponsor to your dance company

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