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Vandana Hart

Traveling and Dancing? What more can you ask for? Vandana Hart’s Netflix series We Speak Dance, is the perfect blend of these two passions. On this week’s #WomanOfInterest, read about Vandana’s journey as she teaches us what speaks to unity, joy, and the art of dance.   A Traveler’s Soul Originally from Moscow, Vandana had […]

Earl Tucker

While his claim to fame was overlooked initially, Earl “Snakehips” Tucker made moves in the dance community as a performer and entertainer dedicated to his craft. Despite his short life, his stardom has left a strong influence on the entertainment industry.   His Own “Twist” Born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 14, 1906 Tucker became […]

Broadway Star

After reading David Sheward’s article “What It Takes to Train a Broadway Star”, there is a lot a dancer can take away to prepare for Broadway auditions. Here is what we found to be the MOST important for you to have your name in lights in Time Square: Work on your unique skills! Are you […]

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is an Indian born, Canadian poet, writer, illustrator, and performer! She is best known for her first debut book “milk and honey” in 2014, as well as her second collection “the sun and her flowers” in 2017. Our #WomanofInterest this week is a well-rounded and inspirational human being!   starting young Rupi’s performing […]

Productions

From the vast number of dancers, to intricate props, to the story that unfolds before the audience, productions can be one of the most exciting routines to watch. In today’s blog, we will be talking about what makes a production so magical and hear from one of StarQuest’s most experienced judges, Jory Bowling.   Dancers, […]

August Bournonville

August Bournonville was the director of the Royal Danish Ballet for nearly 50 years. His impact and influence on the Danish style of dance continues to live on today as others continue to utilize the bravura dancing and expressive style Bournonville established.   Dancing In His Blood Bournonville was born on August 21st 1805 in […]

Watch and Learn

February 8th, 2020 by Elizabeth Radabaugh

Watch And Learn

As dancers, we love the free feeling of moving through space and enjoying the way music moves us. With that in mind, we can’t forget that using our eyes to take in information is imperative to becoming a great dancer. In today’s blog, we’ll go more in depth into why watching and learning is invaluable […]

Greta Gerwig

Many young film buffs dream of being a movie director. However, making this dream a reality is a lot harder than it seems, especially for women. Our #WomanOfInterest this week didn’t let the glass ceiling stand in the way of her dreams. Greta Gerwig, the director and writer of Lady Bird, is an inspiration to […]

You can’t have a dance competition without the staff on-site at the event. That’s why we have our amazing Road Warriors! Let’s check-in with Kim and learn more about what life is like on the road.   What’s a road warrior? We are the staff who you see at the events every weekend. We load […]

Eliot Feld

Eliot Feld is a widely appreciated dancer and choreographer who has worked relentlessly to provide dance education for all those interested in the world of arts. His admiration for the arts and appreciation for those who are willing to make an investment into the industry has led him to become widely successful and admired.   […]