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Everything you need to know about Competitions and Competitive dance and ballet

The Best Liquid Lip Sticks & Stains for Dancers

Are you after a long-lasting lipstick that doesn’t smudge to get your dancer through a long day of performances? Or perhaps you have a young dancer and want a super-easy way to get their lipstick on smoothly and easily? Well then you should be considering a lip stain or liquid lipstick rather than a traditional stick of lipstick

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Top Tips & Hacks for Making Dance Costumes that can be Reused!

Everyone knows the frustration of spending time and money on costumes that only last a couple of performances.  It’s hard to know how to best balance cost and quality.  If you follow these tips, you can create costumes that last but don’t break your budget. 

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What is Competitive Dance?

Competitive dance is an umbrella term that encompasses many styles of dance, including but not limited to ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, contemporary, hip hop, and acro dance. You will normally not see a dance class labeled as simply “Competitive Dance”; rather, the class may be called something like “Competition Team Jazz Class”, which simply indicates that the dancers participating are a part of the studio’s competition team. To best understand competitive dance, you must understand what kind of dance competitions there are.

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Is The Back Row Bad? A Dance Teacher’s Perspective On Stage Placement

Dancing in a group means that sometimes you won’t always be in the front. It’s just the nature of group activities! But, what does it mean if your dancer is consistently placed in the back row? How do teachers choose who to place where on stage? Is being in the back row in a dance routine bad?

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Acro Dance at Competitions – Getting the Balance Right!

With the increasing amount of Acro-related skills and tricks packed into mainstream competitive dance shows and competitions, it can be confusing for people to understand what differentiates an Acro dance routine from a dance routine of another genre that has Acro moves in it.

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Dance Competitions Explained – Everything You Want To Know!

If you’ve never been to a dance competition, they are quite the sight to behold! Imagine hundreds of dancers, all decked out in beautiful rhinestone costumes, perfect hair and makeup, and every dance shoe you can think of! The music is pumping, hairspray and glitter are in the air, and everyone is excited to show off their hard work.

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How to Prepare for Your Dance Studio Competition Team Audition?

Today many dance studios attend dance competitions either locally, by traveling around their state, or even nationally. To become a competitive dancer, dance teachers and studio owners generally invite hardworking students to audition to become a member of their studio competition team….

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