3 Tips for Mastering the Perfect Pirouette

Start with a good preparation. Plié in fourth, keeping the hips square and the back knee straight. Arms are in fourth. Texas Ballet Theater School associate director Kathryn Warakomsky encourages students to keep their heels down and use the whole foot on the floor,...

Nancy Bielski Teaches Grand Rond de Jambe

Your browser does not support the video tag. Nancy Bielski’s advanced intermediate professional class at Steps on Broadway is a favorite for many professional dancers. She even teaches company class at ABT on Saturdays. Here, she offers advice on mastering the...

Martha Chapman Teaches Ballet for Every Body

Martha Chapman, a former dancer with the New York City Opera Ballet, understands the importance of proper alignment for each individual’s body. In her Advanced Beginner Ballet class at Steps on Broadway, she emphasizes making ballet fit every body. Here, she...

The Dance World Remembers "Uncle David"

David Howard on the January 2001 cover David Howard’s passing has dealt an emotional blow to the dance world, particularly to his many students and fellow staff members at New York City’s Steps on Broadway. “We are bereft,” says Steps’...

Scholarship Winner Gives Back

Victims of Hurricane Sandy were recently treated to a special dance experience, thanks in large part to  Alexa Dorohoy, who received a scholarship from Steps on Broadway/Celebrity Dance Competition. She and her Washington State studio, Dance Explosion, raised money...

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