Becoming a ‘better’ dancer: Think critically

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Dancers should be seen and not heard?” Today, the dancer’s voice is more important than ever—in the creative process, in standing up for fair working conditions, and in the fight for diversity, equity, and inclusion in our industry. Thinking critically about dance doesn’t mean thinking negatively. We often think … Read more

Becoming a ‘better’ dancer: Go see dance

Last week we focused on how you can improve as a dancer while you’re actually dancing. But the work doesn’t stop when you leave the studio. If you love to dance, chances are you love to watch dance, too. And believe it or not, watching dance can actually help you to become a better dancer … Read more

Becoming a ‘better’ dancer: Push your limits

As former ballet dancers ourselves, we had to start this blog off with our favorite topic: technique! Strong (and consistent) technical training is the foundation of any great dancer. The ability to tap into your artistry, virtuosity, and exploration comes when you’ve got solid technique under your belt. Because that’s when you can really push … Read more

Becoming a ‘better’ dancer

What does it mean to become a ‘better’ dancer?  The answer is different for every dancer. To you, ‘better’ might mean landing your triple pirouette. Perhaps you aspire to win an award at this year’s YAGP compet. What about scoring that company contract or performing at the David H. Koch Theater?  Maybe you dream of … Read more

Get the Picture: Shoot’s Over…Now What?

Your photoshoot is over, but the work doesn’t end when the camera stops clicking.  After your shoot, send a thank you email to your photographer and anyone else who worked on set (hair and makeup artists, lighting assistants, stylists, etc.).  Your photographer should send you all your images for selections within about two weeks. These … Read more

Get the Picture: The Day of Your Shoot

You’ve done all the prep work and now it’s the day of the shoot! Wahoo! You’ve got butterflies in your tummy and a twinkle in your eye. We know how much preparation you’ve done, how hard you’re training, and how important these photos will be to move your career forward. As former dancers themselves, Rachel … Read more

Get the Picture: Prep for Your Shoot

Whether you’re shooting headshots, audition pics, or content for your social media, high-quality professional photoshoots are an important investment for a dancer. Doing your prep work in advance will help facilitate a successful shoot.  Do your research Don’t just dive in blind. If you go into your photoshoot unsure of what you want out of … Read more

Get the Picture: Audition Shoots

Is it just us, or are you also finding yourself diving back into the hustle full force? With the world inching back to “normal,” it’s easy to put extra pressure on ourselves to be where we were (or, better than where we were a year ago).  Even if you’ve been training and taking class virtually … Read more

Branding: Get Started

Okay, let’s get down to business! How exactly can we help you make your brand a reality?  In our creative shoots, the goal is not only to provide you with beautiful dance photography for your Instagram page or personal website. This is the first step in cultivating your brand, and we strive to empower artists … Read more

Branding: An Agent’s Perspective

Earlier this month we broke down branding—why it’s important and how to get started. But don’t take our word for it! We connected with top dance agent, Lucille Di Campli, about why branding is critical for dancers (and choreographers, directors, and educators) in this new and ever-evolving landscape. For reference, Di Campli is the Founder … Read more