“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 stretch and warm-up, going across the floor and sometimes even […]
Ballet instructor Michael Cusumano has a secret identity that even his mother didn’t encounter until recently. When he’s not teaching at Pace University or editing funny videos on YouTube, he’s transforming into his alter ego Madame Olga, a feisty Russian ballet star who claimed part of his brain and a lot of his closet. Cusumano, […]
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest—we’re in the age of social media. So how about harnessing that power and influence to reach new customers? “Social media is where people spend so much time now,” says Janelle Warren Konowal, who relies heavily on social-media channels to promote her Nova Scotia–based school, Element Dance Studio. But changing trends […]
The latest dance-competition show to hit prime-time television, “World of Dance,” arrives tonight. Produced by Jennifer Lopez, the new show will most likely not be featuring these toddler choreographers/teachers dancing to Lopez’s hit “On the Floor,” featured recently on James Corden’s “The Late Late Show.” But here’s to hoping.