While head and neck injuries are often associated with contact sports like football or ice hockey, they can also be a real problem for dancers. Falling out of a lift and hitting your head, getting kicked or elbowed in a crowded rehearsal, or bumping your head on a prop or scenery could lead to a concussion or serious neck injury.
Keeping up with college dance classes is challenging enough. But crafting your own? That’s a whole new level. While most university dance programs offer independent-study courses, dancers don’t always do one because they aren’t quite sure what it entails. Yet the opportunity can give students a chance to dive into a topic that isn’t covered […]
If you’re spending some of your time pondering life post-quarantine, you may have entertained the possibility of returning to school. The landscape of graduate studies in dance is pretty diverse, from MFA to MA programs and concentrations like dance education, performance studies and arts administration. Now, there’s another option: studying the budding field of community […]