#DancerDose – Jon Rua

August 2nd, 2020 by Elizabeth Radabaugh

“ARE YA READY KIDS?!?!” Our #DancerDose of the week, Jon Rua, CAN’T HEAR YOU from all the way in Bikini Bottom. This Broadway dancer has a career that would knock the square pants off of Spongebob any day!   Who is Jon Rua? An Actor. Singer. Dancer. Choreographer. He sure does it all, including an […]

What’s one thing that’s as important (or possibly more?) as stretching and staying warm in a dance class? HYDRATION. That’s right. In this week’s blog we’re going to share with you a carefully selected list of cool water bottles, gadgets, and apps that will help remind you to #drinkwater and #stayhydrated!   1. Hidrate Spark […]

Debbie Harry is a singer, musician, actress, fashion icon, and activist. The success of her band Blondie in the 1970s and early 1980s had her dubbed the ‘queen of the scene’, the embodiment of New York City cool. Success didn’t come easy (or early) for Debbie. Hers is a story of patience, passion and perseverance. […]

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 […]