Hippin’ and Hoppin’? Bippin’ and Boppin’? Well, our #DancerDose of the week, Charles Riley, also known as Lil’ Buck, is all about Jookin’ and Jivin’ his specialty street dance!   A Memphis Dancer A Chicago native, raised in Memphis, and currently based in Burbank, California, Lil Buck has been dancing since he was six years […]

As young dancers grow into seasoned pros, they learn a lot of valuable lessons on the way. There is nothing that can replace years of hard-earned experience. In the meantime, you can learn from the lessons of experienced dancers! Here are some tips from superstar dancers that you can use in your everyday life!   […]

Labeled as one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014,” this week’s #WomanOfInterest has been on television for most of her life. 19-year-old Kiernan Shipka stars on smash hits like Mad Men and Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Before claiming her fame as a young television star, Shipka was a classically trained ballroom dancer […]

Performing alongside some legendary talents while also perfecting her own moves to leave her own legacy behind, Natalia Osipova is proof that with enough practice and perseverance, any dream can become a reality.   Early Life Osipova was born on May 18, 1986 in Moscow, Russia. She quickly picked up the art of ballet as […]

Everyone struggles with confidence issues at some point in their life. Even some of the most incredible dancers out there don’t have a level of confidence that matches their incredible skills! An extra dose of confidence can give your performance an extra kick, but how do you get to that point if you have struggles […]

Loie Fuller

Louise “Loie” Fuller is an American dancer that achieved international acclaim for her distinct innovations in theatrical lighting along with her invention of the “Serpentine Dance”. Known as a pioneer for modern dancers, Fuller’s life revolved around performance and her legacy continues to shine on today.   Her Shot At Stardom Fuller was born on […]

Robert Bolle has been establishing himself as a powerful force in the ballet community since he was a child. Performing around the world in some of the most prestigious companies on the world’s biggest stages, Bolle’s dedication to the world of dance can not only be seen through his principal status, but also by the […]

Best Foot Forward

We have seen the evolution of how dancers manage the stage with an array of shoe choices. Dancers are constantly worried about whether the stage is too slippery or too sticky and they’ll create any recipe to make sure their performance is the best it can be. In today’s blog, we’ll talk about the advantages […]

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 […]

Our #DancerDose this week was born in the arts. Now, Ohad Naharin, is known as an Israeli contemporary dancer/choreographer and the creator of the Gaga movement language! He has lived an inspirational life.   Born to Create In 1952, in the small community of Mirza, Israel, a choreographer/dance teacher/Feldenkrais instructor as a mother gave birth […]