Tag: hilary cartwright

Hilary Cartwright Shares 3 Exercises to Help Students Develop Strong Lines and Fluid Transitions in Arabesque and Port de Bras

When Hilary Cartwright was a soloist with The Royal Ballet, she suffered two falls that severely injured her back. She had slipped discs, which resulted in nerve damage and numbness down one leg. Ultimately, Cartwright had to stop performing due to the injury. After spending two years exploring other paths, she went on to use […]

A Recap of the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards: An Enlightening Evening

Enlightened. That’s just one way to describe what it felt like to be among some of the best and brightest in the dance education community at the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards. On Thursday, August 10, at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, five extraordinary dance educators—Ana Marie Forsythe (Awardee of […]

Letter From the Editor: Come Cheer On Your Fellow Dance Educators

Dear DT+ Community, We all have a special place in our hearts for the dance teacher who opened our eyes to the joy of dance and inspired us to become educators ourselves. Here at Dance Teacher, we’ve made it our mission to give these role models the recognition they deserve by celebrating them at our […]

2023 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Hilary Cartwright Brings Ballet and Bodywork Into Perfect Alignment

The 2023 Dance Teacher Awards will take place on Thursday, August 10 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, and you’re invited! Click here to buy tickets. When she was young, Hilary Cartwright never envisioned becoming an educator. “I was one of the most impatient dancers,” she recalls. “I always wanted things […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards!

The Dance Teacher Awards provide an integral opportunity to recognize dance educators making a mark in their communities. Over the past 20 years, the long list of awardees has grown to include luminaries ranging from Judith Jamison to Stephanie and Bo Spassoff to Earl Mosley to Katherine Dunham. This year, we’re excited to add five […]