Frankie Soldevere

For this week’s #WhereAreTheyNow, check out the inspirational work of former StarQuest dancer Frankie Soldevere! A tap dancer and choreographer around NYC, Soldevere, she has just come back to the StarQuest team as a judge in 2018!     Early Life Beginning her dance career at the ripe age of just three years old, Soldevere […]

Fana Tshabalala

For this week’s #DancerDose, we’ll be looking at the life and work of South African choreographer, teacher, and dancer, Fana Tshabalala. For Tshabalala, dance exists as an artistic medium with which he can express not only himself, but also the struggles of others all around the world. As a contemporary dancer known for going against […]

Secrets From The Pros

Want to remain a dancer for as long as possible? Here are some tips from prominent veteran professional performers of the dance community. Strengthening your Weaknesses Every dancer has a weakness—nobody’s perfect. As such, in order to withstand a long career as a dancer, you must work to counteract your weaknesses. For example, National Ballet […]

Ananya Chatterjea

Ananya Chetterjea is a contemporary dancer, scholar, artistic director, choreographer, founder of the Ananya Dance Theatre, and this week’s #WomenOfInterest ! Let’s take a look at her inspiring story!   Her Story Ananya Chetterjea grew up in Kolkata, India. She started training early in Indian classical and folk dance, and specialized in the the traditional […]

Virginia Beach

You’ve been working all season for this moment. It’s the final day of your final competition. You gather with your team and step onstage for the last time. The next three minutes are a blur of hard work and connection with each other. In the blink of an eye, you hit that final pose and […]

Poconos At A Glance

It’s time. You have waited all day for this moment. You approach the starting position, take a breath, and take a step. The adrenaline hits you as you move faster and faster. Before you have time to blink, it’s over! You made it, and you can’t wait to do it again. At our Poconos World […]

One 2018 Regionals performance was chosen to represent each state of the United States in the StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. Competition! Each week, three states will compete against each other on Facebook and Instagram to be StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. Week Winner. In November, all of the Viral Video U.S. Week Winners will compete to win […]

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There’s nothing like waking up on your first day of Finals. The excitement hits you as you jump out of bed, grab your dream duffel, and head out the door. Your heart races as you perfect your bun and get your eyelashes on right. You lose your breath as you get the first glance at […]

New Blog Post

How do you feel when you watch someone dance, or when you yourself dance? Happy? Sad? Angry? And why, when watching a dance performance in a room full of complete strangers, are we able to lose ourselves within the movements, feeling more connected to those around us and on stage than to the outside world? […]

New Blog Post

How can dancing lead to your success in a new career outside the performance world? Here’s some insider tips on what skills dancing can provide for those seeking a career outside of dance.   Auditioning and Sales Auditioning holds the ability to sharpen many of the skills found necessary in a sales position. Not only do […]