NYCB's Sara Mearns Looks for Cross-Genre Collaborations

NYCB's Sara Mearns Looks for Cross-Genre Collaborations

Celebrated New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns has recently been exploring collaborative possibilities with dance artists outside ballet. Just this year she was guest artist with Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Company, and performed on Broadway in her...
5 Tips for Cleaning Your Competition Numbers

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Competition Numbers

Cleaning competition numbers is a process—and a difficult one at that. Making your dancers look cohesive without draining them of their passion and individuality can feel like an impossible task. Here are some tips and tricks that may make it easier for...

Taylor Quinn’s Playlist Is Kid-Friendly AND "LIT"

“This is what I like to call my ‘PG but LIT’ playlist,” says Showstopper Dance Convention teacher Taylor Quinn. “That means all of these songs are great for kids 8 and under, and I get to enjoy them, too. I use this playlist for our...
10 Dance Videos to Inspire Your Choreography

10 Dance Videos to Inspire Your Choreography

We’ve all been there—standing in front of a sea of eager students, ready to create the next eight counts on them, when our brains decide to shut down. All the creativity we’ve been cultivating in preparation for this choreography session has disappeared,...

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