I have talked to many dancers about the benefits of taking a gap year. After all the President’s daughter is doing it. It can be really beneficial, especially if you are not sure how you want dance in your life…. Continue Reading →
The New York Times recently published an article about co-signing for a student loan. Pretty scary stuff, and great advice for parents. An online site called onlinecolleges.net has put together some useful information to help make sure students have access to… Continue Reading →
Colleges, Conservatories and Studios do a great job of training artists, but often fall short when it comes to preparing students for real life. 2 new books came on my radar recently, both are written by accomplished artists/business people, who… Continue Reading →
Google know everything, and now Google shows us everything. Okay, this new Google feature isn’t really like seeing a live performance, art installation, hearing music or whatever, but you can’t be everywhere. Check out the latest from Google, posted in… Continue Reading →
If you are researching getting a degree in dance and mystified by all the different choices, perhaps my article in Dance Life will help you figure out which pathway is right for you.
Are you getting ready for your college audition? Read my advice posted on Dance Life.
If you are in NYC don’t miss this wonderful evening of dance, design and discussion at FIT with a choreographer Marilyn Klaus and her costume designer Catherine Zehr, as they dissect the creations for Ballet with a Twist.
I know shoes can be one of the most costly expenses for dancers, so I wondered if the costs have kept up with inflation. I started my research with a 1958 Taffy’s catalog. Read this if you want to know… Continue Reading →
Rachel Moore, Executive Director of ABT, made the career transition from dancer to educator and made a difference. Read about her dance pathway in this recent article from the LA Times.
Color, fabrics, tutu lengths – how a designer revitalizes a classic. Here is a great article about the new costumes for the ABT Classic: Sleeping Beauty. Based on the original designs by Leon Baskt, this new version sounds like a visual feast.