Many parts of life are competitive in nature. The word “competition” can have some negative connotations, but believe it or not, competition has many benefits. As long as you bring a healthy attitude to the game, it can help you grow and be your absolute best. This also applies to the world of competitive dance. […]

This former child star has skyrocketed into fame with her knack for singing, dancing, and acting. Disney star Zendaya has transitioned from backup dancer, to singing sensation, to a big screen leading lady, accomplishing all this by the age of 22! This week’s #WomanOfInterest has dedicated herself to pursuing her passions while letting her true […]

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 […]

Want advice on how you can further your dance skills and career? Check out these wise words from some of the very best professional dancers in the field.   Balance Your Time According to Stella Abrera, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, having a successful career as a dancer means making sure to maintain […]

Raven Wilkinson is the dancer credited to having been the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company. Breaking color barriers and creating a solid foundation for a marginalized group to find success, Wilkinson’s talent was a big transition point for the world of arts as a whole.   Early Life […]

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 […]

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 […]