Top Tips from the pages of Dance Magazine 2013

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

 

"I look for someone who is really open-minded and who looks at me in the eye when I go into the studio on the first day. Someone who’s not intimidated to have a conversation with you, who’s prepared to work really hard, who knows something about their body and wants to experience something else in that body." —Choreographer Wayne McGregor on what he looks for in a dancer. "Wayne McGregor," April 2013.

 

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

 


San Francisco Ballet's Frances Chung and Pascal Molat in McGregor's Chroma.
 ©Erik Tomasson

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