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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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 […]

jess leprotto

While dancing requires talent, it also requires a ton of hard work. Former StarQuest Dancer, Jess LeProtto did not shy away from working hard to achieve his dreams. Check out what he’s been up to on this week’s #WhereAreTheyNow !   A Broadway Child Star LeProtto started dancing at the early age of three and […]

Vanessa Carlton

Have you ever had a tune stuck in your head that you just can’t seem to get out? This week’s #WomanOfInterest is responsible for one of the catchiest songs of the 2000s. The “A Thousand Miles” singer loved to dance before taking her place in front of the keys. Vanessa Carlton is a world-famous singer-songwriter, […]

Evelyn Cisneros

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 […]

Dance Fads

You may have heard of the Twist or the Moonwalk, but there’s many more dance fads that have rocked the past. Hop in our dancing Delorean, take a trip back to the past with us, and check out some of the dance crazes of the past 100 years that you’ve probably never heard of. And […]