April 2016 Table of Contents

April 18, 2017

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Destined for the Spotlight

Austin Joson and Nino Dzneladze, two rising stars in the competitive ballroom world, knew they were meant to dance together.

We Go Together…

Tips and tricks for achieving picture-perfect synchronization.

Tricked Out

How can you make showstopping moves look artful as well as impressive?

Pom 101

Trying out for dance team? Read these pom tips first!

2016 Dance Director’s Survival Guide

The essential resource for dance-team coaches.

Be the Ultimate Understudy

You may never take the stage—but that doesn’t mean you aren’t essential.

Up Front: Buzz

Cincinnati Ballet celebrates female choreographers; Martha Graham Dance Company’s 90th anniversary season.

Up Front: The Dirt

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jacqueline Green.

Letter to My Teenage Self

BalletNext director Michele Wiles.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Choreographer’s Collage

Where Michelle Dorrance finds inspiration.

Body Buzz

Why you should ditch your dirty dancewear; Earth Day products that are good for the planet (and your body).


Is Mom your teacher? Stay sane with these tips.


How to talk dance injuries with non-dance doctors.


Dance-team looks that allow you to stand out while staying uniform during color-themed practices.

College Corner

Making the most of your college dance network.

You Should Know

Hip-hop phenom Phoenix Lil’Mini.