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Be a Smart Dancer: 10 Qualities of Smart Dancers

In workshops and at your classes, you often hear, "Be a smart dancer!"

Being a smart dancer will help you, your fellow dancers, the choreographer and the performance piece much stronger. Let's break down what being a smart dancer includes.

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Photo: Greta Hodgkinson gets ready backstage before performing as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Source: The Ballet Blog Tumblr


 

Why Create?

"Of all human activities, creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment we all hope to get in our lives. Call it full-blast living."


 

Losing the One You Love

Written by: Sheena Jeffers for Ballet Shoes & Bobby Pins

The story starts, as many love stories start: Boy sees girl. Girl sees boy. Some good conversation and laughs later, boy becomes "boyfriend" and girl becomes "girlfriend." Then, they fall in love.

We all know the next part is supposed to be "...and they live happily ever after." It is hard to admit (and even harder to live with) that all stories may not be destined to include that sentence.


 

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