Benefits of Recitals

The Benefits of Recitals You drop off your dancer once or twice (or more) every week; when you pick her up, she’s a little sweaty and needs a snack. You wash the dance gear and keep track of the shoes, and you smile at the other parents who are doing the same. You peek through…

Why Graded Levels

  Graded Levels are Helpful for Growing Kids At first glance, it may seem difficult or impossible to give a grade in dance or to assign a level to dance development. After all, the arts are subjective, and each dancer interprets each dance differently. Ultimately, however, graded dance levels are doable—in fact, they’re essential for…

Navigating Recital

Navigating the Recital: A Guide for First-time Dance Parents   The first dance recital can be full of nonstop surprises for the first-time dance parent. Dance has its own culture of expectations and traditions, and they all converge on recital night.   If you’re feeling overwhelmed, the following insider tips can help you make the…