New York City–based casting director Jason Styres offers sartorial advice for dance auditions.
During the pandemic, Teddy Forance and Jon Arpino, founders of the popular online dance training platform CLI Studios, felt the time was right to fill a void in the dance industry. Forance, who grew up in the competitive dance world studying a range of styles, felt there was something missing in the education process for […]
As COVID-19 persists, dance teachers everywhere are adapting their classes for online platforms. One such teacher, Birmingham, Alabama-based Melissa Turnage, is finding it especially vital. “I have been banned from the hospital for the last six weeks,” she says. “If there is a need, you just have to figure it out.” Turnage is a dance […]
Dance curators do a lot more than program a season. They spot raw talent, develop and shape careers, identify trends and create context around what they are presenting. But what does it take to get into this kind of wide-ranging work—and what do curators actually do on a daily basis? Meg Booth: CEO, Society for the […]
Dancers certainly don’t need anyone to tell them how physical their profession is. But now, we have the data to prove it. Researchers at InsuranceProviders.com analyzed data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a national organization developed through support from the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration, to determine the 20 most physically demanding […]