YoungArts

As a dancer, it is often hard to know what your next step will be. Sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’ve reached your peak, with very few opportunities to advance in your passion. Sure, you can keep up your dance classes, but where are the stepping stones to lead you to a successful career […]

Elana Meyers Taylor

This week, we’re talking about all things Olympic! Our #DancerDose earlier this week focused on figure skater Nathan Chen. Check it out if you feel like you need a good dose of inspiration! This time, we’re taking off our skates and getting in our bobsled for our #WomanOfInterest , Elana Meyers Taylor. Elana defied expectations […]

Footloose

Years of dancing makes for tons of dance shoes. There are closets everywhere filled with unused tap, ballet, jazz, character, and pointe shoes. Also, there are dancers everywhere that can’t afford to buy the proper shoes for class. Did you know that the average cost for a good pair of dance shoes ranges from $40 […]

Nathan Chen

Are you all as excited for the Winter Olympics as we are? It’s revving up already and it’s sure to be an exciting year. The most exciting event for all of the dancers out there is the figure skating competition, and the skater to look out for this year is the U.S.’ very own, Nathan […]

Team Player

  Being a dancer can feel like a solo journey. Interestingly enough, you could never do it alone without the help of parents, teachers, and other supportive dancers. We all need help to be the best version of ourselves, and being a dancer is not exempt from that fact. The stronger the dance community you have, […]

Princess Grace

The Princess Grace Dance Awards If you’re a dancer, chances are there’s always been an older dancer a few grades ahead of you that you looked up to. Someone who was always there to show you how it’s done and be an awesome role model! But maybe that person eventually moved on to college to […]

Kara Medoff Barnett

It’s that time again! That’s right, it’s time for #WomanofInterest. This week, we’ve got a role model that everyone can look up to. If you’re a fan of ballet, then you might know how major the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is. It is considered America’s leading ballet company, and this week we’ll be looking at […]

Adopt The Arts

If you are a dancer, a parent of a dancer, a studio owner, or just a huge fan of the arts, then you know the importance of arts education in schools. Anyone could grow up to be a professional dancer, but they can’t do it without a little bit of help. We introduce most children to the […]

Misty Copeland

This week’s #DancerDose is nothing if not on pointe! We’ll be highlighting the iconic career of American Ballet Theatre (ABT) ballerina, Misty Copeland. Misty made history when she became the first Black dancer to ever be promoted to principle dancer at ABT. She is an inspiration to so many, and her accomplishments expand even outside […]

True Value of Dance

Written by: Roman Padurea   This is crazy: Most people will often undervalue the importance of dance in general. And I believe it’s absolutely normal if you’ve never danced before. But, since I’ve danced all my life… I know for sure how dancing can change someone’s life. I know it from my own experience. And […]