One 2018 Regionals performance was chosen to represent each state of the United States in the StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. Competition! During the past 14 weeks, three states competed against each other on Facebook and Instagram to be StarQuest’s Viral Video U.S. Week Winner. On November 5- November 18th, all of the Viral Video U.S. Week […]

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Heather Morris

Before she played bubbly & beautiful cheerleader Brittany on Glee, this week’s #WomanOfInterest was dancing backup for Beyoncé! Actress, dancer, singer & model Heather Morris has worked her way up in the entertainment industry all while staying close to her dancing roots.   Growing Up Morris was born on February 1, 1987 in Scottsdal, Arizona. […]

Misha Gabriel

This week’s #DancerDose spotlight is shining bright on backup dancer & ultimate choreographer, Misha Gabriel. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, his moves surely will. He’s choreographed numbers for superstars like Janet Jackson, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Jon Bellion. Gabriel is one of the most sought-after teachers and choreographers in the dance world today. […]

Stocking Stuffers

Christmas is just around the corner. Do you have a dancer that needs some stocking stuffers? Here is a list of on-the-go dance items perfect to fill your dancer’s stocking this year!   No. 1 StarQuest DanceKit This DanceKit has everything from bobby pins, hairspray, clear nail polish, and lipstick to emergency items such as band-aids […]

Maddie Ziegler

Dancers and pop culture fans everywhere have heard the name Maddie Ziegler. This young dancer turned Hollywood star had one of her first starts on the StarQuest stage. Let’s see where she is now on today’s #WhereAreTheyNow blog!   Dance Moms Maddie Ziegler hit the ball running as she joined the cast of Dance Moms […]

Jane Krakowski

This week’s #WomanOfInterest is a Comedy Queen, best known for her roles on 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Before she was cracking jokes on the big screen, film & tv actress Jane Krakowski was a trained Broadway dancer. This New Jersey native and Emmy Award nominee already has one Tony under her belt, but […]

Chehon

You may recognize him as the Season 9 winner of So You Think You Can Dance. But Chehon Wespi-Tschopp has come a long way since his big win on the FOX Stage 6 years ago. One of the first competitive ballet dancers on the show, Chehon’s Broadway and ballet roots led him to his champion […]

tips to pursuing a career in dance

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 […]

Jane Fonda

This Week’s #WomanOfInterest has earned herself two academy awards, two BAFTA awards, and four Emmys. 2014’s recipient of the AFI Life Achievement award, Jane Fonda, is an actress, writer, philanthropist, former ballerina and fitness phenomenon. With a career lasting over 50 years, Fonda is one of Hollywood’s biggest showbusiness stars.   Where It Began Fonda […]

Jade Chynoweth

Known for her transformative styles of dance, our #DancerDose has earned her “Olympian” status for being able to transition from hard and athletic choreography to a heartfelt lyrical style in a matter of minutes. With 400K Instagram followers, a large fan-base on YouTube as well as a variety of television, commercial, and film appearances, 20 […]

Pre-Performance Priming

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 […]