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Tax Basics for Independent Artists, Part 1: Income

Tax Basics for Independent Artists, Part 1: Income

This is the first in a guest blog series by Jonathan Cain, Chartered Financial Consult(R), cellist, engineer, and (if I may add) husband extraordinaire! The goal of this series is to provide basic information on taxes for independent artists, such as performers, dance...

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Letting Kids Be Kids in The Dance Studio

Letting Kids Be Kids in The Dance Studio

A quote from Phylicia Rashad has been on my mind for some time now: "Before a child talks, they sing. Before they write, they draw. As soon as they stand, they dance. Art is fundamental to human expression." I see this quote in action every day raising my son. He's...

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Summertime Self-Care Strategies for Dance Teachers

Summertime Self-Care Strategies for Dance Teachers

Hello, Sweet Summer! With the official start of the summer season last week, it's my hope that all of my dance teacher colleagues are getting ready to enjoy at least something of a break - or at least a change of pace for the summer months! If you are in the #doneclub...

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Simply Splendid Springtime Dance Games

Simply Splendid Springtime Dance Games

Springtime is just about here, according to the calendar at least, and the best way to celebrate this (or any!) season is by dancing. More sunlight, gentle breezes, and the emergence of colorful flowers and bright green grass spark joy - especially for kids who have...

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“Making Dance Now”: ASTC

“Making Dance Now”: ASTC

“Making Dance Now” is an occasional blog series profiling choreographers and small dance companies to explore the challenges and rewards of creating, producing, and presenting choreography in today’s culture and economy. It’s my hope that this series will spark a...

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