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    Attention All Dancers!

    Dance Network, the first network dedicated entirely to dance, is set to launch with original and acquired programming, from competition shows to documentaries, films, and instructional performances.

  • Advice

    How to Work YouTube to Your Advantage

    Backstage speaks with artists Jacob Sutton and Ian Eastwood, who have successfully cast and been cast through YouTube, to chat about what they look for in dancers and the key to marking your mark with social media.

  • Advice

    4 Must-Know Regional Dance Companies

    From sea to shining sea, here is a selection of top-notch dance studios open to everyone from beginners and kids to potential “So You Think You Can Dance” contestants.

  • Advice

    5 YouTube Choreographers to Check Out

    From contemporary jazz to ballet and hip-hop, these five fresh faces are making their mark on the dance industry and using YouTube and social media to do it.

  • Advice

    Never Dodge That Dance Call Again

    With the help of dancer-instructor Erika Shannon’s online dance school Don’t Dodge the Dance Call, novices can learn the fundamentals of dance technique in the privacy of their own homes.

  • Interview

    Alisa’s Dance Academy Does It All in Austin

    Pirouette over to the top destination for well-rounded dancers—beginners, pre-professionals, movers of all ages—in Austin, Texas!

  • News

    9 World Premieres From Thodos Dance Chicago

    This year’s New Dances series, titled “Chicago Creates,” will feature exciting new work from eight promising ensemble members and a guest choreographer July 18–19.

  • Advice

    So You Want to Be a Dancer?

    Author, performer, and choreographer Matthew Shaffer offers up advice to aspiring and established dancers, as well as those looking for a new way to stay fit.

  • Interview

    Seattle Readers’ Choice: Dancer Kathryn Van Meter’s No. 1 Tip

    Backstage chats with Seattle Readers’ Choice winner in the dance teacher category Kathryn Van Meter about the artistic atmosphere in the Emerald City, the best time to come, and the most important quality in a dancer.

  • News

    Lead the 4th Annual Dance for Kindness

    The annual event taking place worldwide is seeking passionate dancers (and songwriters!) to contribute their talents in the name of kindness.