DANCE TEACHERS, FEELING UNINSPIRED? TRY THIS......

As choreographers, our students look to us as the beacon of creativity. Particularly at the start of a new year, dancers await the delivery of new pieces, concepts, movement and music. It is a very exciting time of the year for them when they anticipate where they will stand in formation, whether they will have a featured part, how the choreography will look and feel on their body, whether they will be chosen to partner and how the overall vision will take shape...........

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MODERN DANCE TEACHERS: HOW DANCE TEACHER WEB CAN HELP YOU!

As we all know, modern dance is a genre which breaks with traditional ideas, can fuse idioms and at times does not synchronize with the classic ballet foundation we aim to instill within our students. In fact, until recently, modern dance was not a common inclusion within studio training curriculums until the undergraduate years of college dance. Then, students coming from solely traditional training backgrounds would often be overwhelmed and intimidated by this "new" way of moving, exploring space, improvising and creating movement.

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DANCE TEACHER WEB HELPING BALLET TEACHERS WORLDWIDE!

For dance teachers who teach Ballet we offer a wide variety of videos and articles from pre-school level to advanced all designed to keep you current with the latest techniques using different styles suitable for all age groups and levels. Looking for some new ideas for your pre-school dancers?

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THE DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES DANCE PROVIDES

While many dancers pass through our studios over the years and go on to have careers in the arts, many of those students also go on to careers outside of dance.

What we as dance educators have always known, is that the skills we teach dancers are ones that are long lasting and will infinitely stay ingrained with them no matter what path they choose. Dance provides the discipline, work ethic, wherewithal, passion and patience any good employer seeks.

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DANCE TEACHER WEB FOR TAP DANCE TEACHERS

For dance teachers who teach Tap Dance we offer a wide variety of videos and articles designed to keep you on the cutting edge. Videos are of all levels and feature Classic, Hoofing and Musical Theater styles of Tap Dance.

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Dance Teacher Web for Jazz Dance Teachers

For dance teachers who teach Jazz Dance, Dance Teacher Web offers a wide variety of videos and articles designed to keep you on the cutting edge. Videos are of all levels and feature funk, classic and lyrical styles of jazz dance.

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Multiple Competition Solos: How Much is Too Much?

As a long time competition adjudicator and teacher who has set endless solos for dancers, the debate over competing multiple solos often comes up every year. With students and parents alike, sometimes the notion is to showcase their talents in every genre and take center stage as much as possible. While it's commendable for a dancer to possess the confidence and commitment to take on all that choreography, it can become overkill and work against the dancer competing...........

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DANCE TEACHER WEB FOUNDER STEVE SIRICO INTERVIEWS AWARD WINNING CHOREOGRAPHER LACEY SCHWIMMER

Listen as Lacey shares her stories of performing on "Dancing with the Stars" and what she thinks is important to teach in today's studio environment
 

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JOIN AN ELITE GROUP OF DANCE STUDIO OWNERS

Imagine every month having the opportunity to work one on one with a business coach that understands what you are dealing with on a day to day basis. With the Dance Teacher Web VIP program, you have the chance to work with a successful dance studio owner for a 20-minute call each month to help you solve your most pressing issues, help you create new revenue generating programs, share the latest in new marketing ideas and more!

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10 COST EFFECTIVE MARKETING IDEAS FOR DANCE STUDIO OWNERS

I have heard from many studio owners that they would love to market their studio but they feel they don't have the money to do so. The reality is that it doesn't have to be vastly expensive to be effective. Check out this great post on how to do cost effective marketing

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HELPING DANCE STUDIO OWNERS WORLDWIDE TO THRIVE!

Despite what the outside world may think, running a successful dance studio is not easy. As the Dance Studio Owner, you wear many different hats and keeping everything in order can stressful. Scheduling, creating choreography, class content, ordering costumes, dealing with student, parent and faculty issues and trying to balance your personal life is a juggling act that you face every day.

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BOYS DANCE TOO- NOW WHAT?

On the heels of what was one of the most the most controversial Good Morning America segments regarding the mocking of boys who love ballet, we as a dance community can take this as an opportunity for growth moving forward.

So what now?.......


 

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HOW TO: JETE BATTU & TEMPS LEVE BATTU WITH MATTHEW POWELL

This week we dig into our Dance Teacher Web Video Vault with a, "How to," breakdown of Jete Battu & Temp Leve Battu with the incomparable ballet teacher, Matthew Powell. Check it out!

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CRITICAL COMMUNICATION TIPS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS AT YOUR DANCE STUDIO

This is a follow up article to  “Sometimes You Don’t Have All the Answers, and That’s Ok!” I recommend that you read that article first before you read this one. As the theories and principles in this article will make more sense. They both work together and will help you when you are hit with a crisis.

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PARADIDDLES FOR BEGINNERS WITH AARON TURNER

A wonderful beginner paradiddle lesson for your Level I students with the incrediblly talented Aaron Turner

 

 

 

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