Tag: nile h. russell

Teaching a Summer Intensive Elective? Here’s How to Keep Your Students Engaged

For students, stepping into an elective class at a summer intensive can bring about many different feelings. Some might feel excited at the possibility of exploring a style not offered at their home studio. Others might feel apprehensive at the prospect of stretching the boundaries of their comfort zone. As an educator, you’re in the […]

Office Hours With Nile H. Russell, American Dance Festival Director of Education

American Dance Festival, the Durham, North Carolina–based modern dance hub, celebrates its 90th season this year. Last October, Nile H. Russell became ADF’s first on-site, full-time director of education. Dance Teacher caught up with Russell in May via Zoom. It was apparent just how many balls he was juggling: Russell was fresh off the heels […]