Looking Forward To "A Chance To Dance" Tonight! →
#Chance2Dance Did you know there are 3 ways to watch? 1.Ovation <- Click for your local listings 2. On Demand 3. Facebook A Chance To Dance is an original Ovation TV series by the creators of SYTYCD. It follows Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt, two of the UK’s most prominent contemporary dancers and choreographers, in their quest to create a new dance company for Nigel Lythgoe in just...
Pointe shoes since their start →
A brief & eloquent history of the en pointe dancer by @dancedialogue.
Have you picked your recital theme yet? →
If not, here’s a list of ideas courtesy @RevolutionDnce
BalletBoyz hit the States →
@DaveTriesBallet is asking your thoughts on #Chance2Dance (@DanceOnOvation)! Are you watching? What do you think?
Dance companies, approach your social media as you... →
(via @DanceUSAorg — Ask questions, trust your instincts, remember who you are, keep your audience in mind, and tell a compelling story. But, most of all, have fun!
Are You A Pinterest Fan? →
Follow Nichelle’s boards! You’ll find Dance Teacher Tips and Ideas, cool Dance Stuff, links for Dance Moms and Dads, lots of gorgeous dance photography, plus recipes, gift ideas, decor, and tons more!
Not everyone dances to work? →
Fun! A Chance To Dance @ovationtv
I do not fail. I succeed in finding out what does not work!
Manage music for classes or rehearsal with this... →
Terpster by @stephancom allows you to create playlists and set start and end points, delay the start to give you time to get back to center, repeat exercises, and more. Try it and let me know what you think!
It's OK to be negative sometimes! →
Balance is required in all things. The @NYTimes on the power of negative thinking.
One, singular sensation →
Composer of A Chorus Line has died at 68. God speed Marvin Hamlisch!
The links between dancers and Olympic athletes →
“So next time you watch a Royal Ballet Principal making those 32 fouettés look effortless, remember that it demands the strength and skill of an Olympic athlete.”
I think I need one of these... →
@4dancers reviews Muscle Angels massagers
A bit of "Light Rain" →
Learn about the inspirations and origins of one of the Joffrey’s signature works.
Make a Dance Reel for Auditioning →
@NinaAmir shares the process used to create her son’s performance reel for dance job auditions.
Try Movement Manipulation with "Silly Sally" →
@dancebooks and Liz Vacco of @petitefeetdance team up with some dance class ideas based on this book by Audrey Wood.
Dance teacher assistants get a clue, or two... →
@laurietalks about The Useless, Inattentive Dance Assistant (and offers some tips). I’ve written about How To Be a Great Teacher’s Assistant on DA. Both good reading material for students who want to step up.
Club Hip-Hop →
Launched in May, this BeFit YouTube playlist lets you learn the hottest hip hop dance moves as you burn fat, tone up, and sculpt a lean, dancer’s body from some of today’s most in-demand choreographers like Bryan Tanaka and Dejan.