Tag: over-rehearsing

Over-Rehearsing: When Too Much Isn’t Enough

If practice makes perfect, will more rehearsal lead to more-perfect performances? It’s natural to think that working harder—the ballet dancer’s go-to solution—will give dancers an edge when competition medals, scholarships, company contracts and coveted roles are on the line. But spending extra hours in the studio, scheduling more coaching sessions or repeating that variation one more time can […]