Top Tips from the pages of Dance Magazine 2013

posted by Jenny Dalzell on Monday, Dec 23, 2013
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Sarah Van Patten in costume for Cinderella. Photo by Nathan Sayers for DM.

As a finale to 2013, the Dance Magazine editors chose our favorite pieces of advice from this year's issues. 

 

"You learn the steps, you get to know the music so well that you can sing it, you watch all the performances you can find on YouTube. Then you have to put it all away. You have to resist replicating someone else’s performance. It’s just you and the role out there." —San Francisco principal Sarah Van Patten on performing classic ballets and making the roles personal. "The Evolution of Sarah Van Patten," September 2013.

 

What inspired you this year? Write to us at letters@dancemagazine.com.