Most Recent Update March 31, 2020 6:00 pm The Following Cities have been postponed until future notice, in addition to cities previously announced: Long Island, NY III: April 23-26 Indianapolis, IN: April 24-26 Louisville, KY: April 23-24 March 25, 2020 6:00 pm The Following Cities have been postponed until future notice, in addition to cities […]

Juliet Doherty

Our #DancerDose this week may be young, but she has had a full career so far! “Ballet Darling” Juliet Doherty has had the kind of success most dancers dream of having. And she doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon! Let’s take a peek into how Juliet landed her success!   Born Into Ballet […]

stretch

As we have more time at home right now, it’s important to not lose your dance training. The first things to decline when missing class is your flexibility and strength. When you don’t have the space of your studio to jump, turn and kick, it can be hard to keep your training in tip top […]

Morgan Parker

Our #WomanOfInterest not only has a way for words but uses them to empower young black women across the country. Morgan Parker’s poetry and literature empower females to break through the glass ceiling.   West Coast to East Coast Morgan Parker spent her childhood in Southern California with a firefighter as a father and an […]

pointe

There comes a time in every ballerina’s training to move up to next level. Literally move up. It’s time for pointe! When a dancer has had a good ballet foundation and understanding of flexibility, strength and stamina, it’s only following the natural progression of classical ballet training to start training in pointe. While we don’t […]

Kida

This week’s #DancerDose wowed America on Season 13 of So You Think You Can Dance. He may be young, but his dancing is out of this world. Kida The Great is a real inspiration for all young dancers out there.   Born Dancing Kida Burns (a.k.a. Lil Kida or Kida The Great) was born on […]

Dance Movies

As you are spending this time at home, you may be looking for some great movies to watch. These dance movies are sure to be a hit for movie night.   Step Up This 2006 hit is where Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan met! Their characters fall in love through mixing their styles of dance; […]

Priscilla Chan

Our #WomanOfInterest has an impressive resume, and an even more impressive mission. Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician and former teacher and co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is determined to change the world!   Just The Beginning Here is a list of the mind-blowing achievements our #WomanofInterest has accomplished. She is a teacher who founded her […]

Shannon Harkins

Usually when we think of people making a difference, we tend to picture an older person. However, Shannon Harkins redefines that notion. She is a wonderful reminder that hard work and determination can turn dreams into a reality.   Nurturing A Gift At the tender age of 5, Juli and Derek Harkins, Shannon’s parents, placed […]

Dancing

As we get look to the future, we can only help but wonder what iconic dance is going to come next. The past 10 decades have given us such staples in the current dance world. Let’s take a look at the iconic dance genres we’ve adopted!   1920s: Swing Dance The roaring 20s and swing […]