4 Reasons to Attend a Dance Conference

4 Reasons to Attend a Dance Conference

Professions across the globe hold yearly conferences, and the dance industry is certainly no exception. Annual conferences exist for dance teachers, dance medicine professionals, dance educators and more. Taking the time out to attend them can be well worth your while...

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship for NDEO and Dizzy Feet

Nigel Lythgoe with NDEO executive director Susan McGreevy-Nichols (third from right) and NDEO staffPeanut butter and jelly. Barnum and Bailey. Rodgers and Hammerstein. And now, NDEO and Dizzy Feet. As part of the National Dance Education Organization’s conference this...

Wendy Whelan: What My Teacher Taught Me

It may seem that the stork dropped Wendy Whelan at New York City Ballet’s doorstep–but she was actually born in the small city of Louisville, Kentucky. Though she never got the chance to meet Balanchine, she was familiar with his neoclassical style when...

AileyCamp Celebrates 25 years in Kansas City

Former Ailey principal Nasha Thomas-Schmitt with Newark AileyCampers Though Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater enjoys super-star status as a company, its leaders know great dance often grows from humble beginnings. As part of the organization’s Arts in Education...

Boys Will Be Boys

Selwyn’s outreach students get excited about male choreographers. Keep male students engaged in dance class. It’s your first day at a new school. You’ve gone over your lesson plan and moved the desks out of the way. Now, you’re staring at a sea of young faces,...

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