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  • 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

    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.

  • Advice

    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.

  • Advice

    20 Great Dance Movies

    There's nothing like a good dance flick to bring people together. Whether you're a professional dancer or the owner of two left feet, here are 20 fun and inspiring dance films to get you moving this summer!

  • News

    Calling All Female Choreographers!

    The Fifth Annual International ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival has extended its deadline to apply to this year’s slate to May 22.

  • Advice

    5 Classes to Take at NYC’s Alvin Ailey

    The Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is committing to its founder’s mission to bring dance to the people with the Ailey Extension. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and the studio is offering “real classes for real people” in its 12 studios.