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    7 Great (and Random!) Dance Breaks in Film

    Random dance breaks are charming surprises when snuck into non-musical movies. Who knew these actors had such great moves?

  • Advice

    The Importance of Giving in a Networking World

    Networking can sound intimidating, but is it really more than just being a generous and giving actor?

  • News

    Fred and Adele Astaire Awards Announce 2016 Nominees

    Honoring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and film’s most outstanding dancers and choreographers, the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards were announced May 2.

  • Interview

    5 Audition Tips From the ‘SYTYCD’ Judges

    Backstage attended auditions for the 13th season of “So You Think You Can Dance” to find out what the judges are looking for in performances, and how this year’s dancers, ages 8–13, are holding up under the pressure.

  • Advice

    5 Styles of Dance Every Performer Should Know!

    The past is present, both in performance and in rehearsal—and auditions! That's why Backstage Expert Erika Shannon (Don't Dodge the Dance Call) wants you to understand the basics of these five dance styles. Think of it as homework with an amazing beat!

  • Advice

    What Should Be in Every Actor’s Dance Bag?

    You've trained, prepared, and properly stretched. Now, it’s time for your first dance audition! But before you rush out the door, make sure you pack these things to have the perfect dance bag.

  • News

    ChEckiT!Dance Now Accepting Applications

    ChEckiT!Dance is dancing its way back to the East River for the company’s sixth annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival. The artistic staff is now accepting applications from female choreographers.

  • Advice

    7 Things Your Dance Partner Will Thank You For

    Technical skill is great when it comes to partnered dancing—but there’s a lot more to sharing moves than just rhythm and flair. According to Backstage Expert Erika Shannon (Don’t Dodge the Dance Call), there are also seven basic requirements to working with someone else body to body ...

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    What’s Hot This Summer? NYC Dance Week!

    There’s no better time to get up, out, and active than summer in New York. And the official 2016 New York City Dance Week will help you master your craft along the way.

  • Interview

    9 Questions With...Keenan Kampa

    As the first American to join Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet, Keenan Kampa is now making moves onto the big screen with “High Strung.” Kampa tells us about her fight to be cast, her dream dance partner, and why her peers have called her “White Chocolate.”