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The Sophomore Slump Can Hit Dancers Hard—Here's How to Beat It

You did it: You landed the job, a spot at the pre-professional school of your dreams or at the best-of-the-best university dance program. And that first year was hard, and exhilarating. But since then, the shiny new has worn off, and the patina of the everyday has left you in a rut. The sophomore slump […]

The New Agreement Recognizing Dancers'  Creative Contributions on Broadway

For a Broadway dancer, few opportunities are more exciting than being part of the creation of an original show. But if that show goes on to become wildly successful, who reaps the benefits? Thanks to a new deal between Actors’ Equity Association and The Broadway League, performers involved in a production’s development will now receive […]

Need Some Inspo? Watch These 8 Great TED Talks Given by Dancers

It’s no surprise that dancers make some of the best TED Talk presenters. Not only are they great performers, but they’ve got unique knowledge to share. And they can dance! If you’re in need of a midweek boost, look no further than these eight presentations from some incredibly inspiring dance artists. Prumsodun Ok: Artists are […]

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Dancers

Most people assume that for dancers to be successful, they have to be extroverts who feed off of constant attention. They figure that introverts don’t enjoy being in the spotlight. But don’t let anyone tell you that just because you’re introverted, you can’t have a career in dance. According to the Myers & Briggs Foundation, […]

The Gray Area That's Not Quite an Eating Disorder, But Is Common Among Dancers

When the cat food started smelling good, I knew I had a problem. I’d always considered eating disorders to be extreme. Someone who never eats. Someone who weighs less than 100 pounds. Someone who gets hospitalized. My behavior didn’t fit the mental health definition of an eating disorder. I ignored it because I didn’t know […]

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