Is it your dream to be a dancer? Whether you are new to the world or dancing, or a longtime member, check out some helpful tips from these professional dancers.   Auditioning When auditioning, it is a commonly known fact that one needs confidence. It helps you, as a dancer, stand out in the crowd […]

Leslie Caron is a world-known French & American actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films during the peak of her career between 1951 and 2003. She is regarded as one of the few dancers who have worked alongside Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, AND Rudolf Nureyev.   Early Life Caron was born on July 1st, […]

This week’s #DancerDose has been a member of the San Francisco Ballet, starring in productions like “Swan Lake” & “Sleeping Beauty,” all while leaving behind a legacy as a defiant dancer and proud Latina. Evelyn Cisneros made history as becoming the first Hispanic female to be the face of ballet.   Shy Upbringing Evelyn was […]

It’s that exact moment right before the curtain is drawn. How can you ensure you are in the very best mindset before sashaying out onto that stage? Find out some simple techniques from the professionals to center your mind before finding your spotlight.   Finding Your Energy It’s no secret that before you get on […]

Lea Thompson has made a name for herself through her work as an actress, director, and producer. Before gaining her shot at the spotlight, Thompson was a widely successful ballerina! Her dedication to the arts community has led her to not only influence others to go after their dreams, but also led her to raise […]

One dance genre that is mesmerizing to any audience is belly-dancing. Our #DancerDose this week has mastered this art. Amar Gamal is a world-renowned belly dancer and proud Cuban immigrant with an inspiring story to tell.   Childhood in Miami Gamal was born in Havana, Cuba, and soon immigrated to the US as a child. […]

You may have heard of the Twist or the Moonwalk, but there’s many more dance fads that have rocked the past. Hop in our dancing Delorean, take a trip back to the past with us, and check out some of the dance crazes of the past 100 years that you’ve probably never heard of. And […]

Often described as ‘sensational,’ ‘flamboyant,’ and ‘eccentric,’ Josephine Baker was a cabaret and vaudeville performer, an actress, a singer, an activist, and a businesswoman. Known for her energetic, effervescent dance style and her infamous skirt made of bananas, Josephine Baker came to symbolize freedom and liberation that would help blaze a trail for many in […]

It’s impressive when a dancer makes a strong career for themselves. Well, our #DancerDose of the week started his career at just eleven years old! Check out the inspirational story of star dancer and choreographer, Brian Friedman.   A Studio Owner By Sixteen Brian is originally from the Chicago area and grew up in a […]

Auditions—something every dancer must face. Want to know how to alleviate nerves, and ace your next audition? Check out this quick audition guide to the most effective ways to prepare for any and all future auditions you may face.   Doing The Research Before going into your audition, it is important to research the company […]