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Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH European Balance Pointe Shoes

Hey there dancers and welcome to From the Top’s first edition of “Love It or Leave It?” In this segment of the blog, we will be talking about different dance products, my personal experience with them and if I love them or if I would much rather just leave them! Today we’re talking about the… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH European Balance Pointe Shoes

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Class Is Now In Session: What To Know Before Teaching Your First Dance Class

One of the most rewarding feelings for a dancer or choreographer is teaching your very own dance class! As much as I love being a performer, I’m a choreographer at heart and teaching is my passion! It can be very liberating, not only because you’re the one in charge instead of being on the other… Continue reading Class Is Now In Session: What To Know Before Teaching Your First Dance Class

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Overcoming Rejection

Happy Friday dancers and welcome to part two of From the Top’s Audition Series! Today we will be focusing on overcoming rejection. In the dance industry, one of the hardest things that we hear is the word “no”. Man, it can be so disheartening to be cut during or after an audition, especially if you… Continue reading Overcoming Rejection

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Auditions 101: Basic Tips To Help You Prep This Audition Season

It’s that time again dancers! Audition season is officially upon us! Audition season is one of the most hectic, and somewhat stressful, months in a dancer’s life. If you’ve been in the industry for some time now, you may have learned how to balance it like a pro! However, if you’re new to auditions, don’t… Continue reading Auditions 101: Basic Tips To Help You Prep This Audition Season

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Stepping Outside The Box: The Benefits Of Experimenting With Different Dance Styles

For me, one of the most fun things to do as a dancer is experimenting with different dance styles! My main style is ballet, but I love taking classes in styles that are completely opposite of what I do! My first experience of dabbling in new styles was early in my dance career when I… Continue reading Stepping Outside The Box: The Benefits Of Experimenting With Different Dance Styles