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É hora de começar uma associação profissional

Dance Discussions

A comunidade da dança tem tido problemas relacionados ao comportamento problemático ou à falta de profissionalismo por parte de alguns indivíduos. E, apesar de todo o esforço da comunidade, essas questões continuam acontecendo. Às vezes, páginas anônimas publicam postagens relatando…

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It’s Time for a Professional Association

Dance Discussions

Dance communities have had many issues with problematic or unprofessional behaviour. And, despite best efforts, unprofessional situations keep happening. Sometimes, anonymous pages publish anonymous accounts; sometimes things get swept under the rug. Some organizers and community leaders have systems for…

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Community is our Greatest Weapon

Dance Discussions

Right now, most of you are probably reading from a country in quarantine (or, close to it). I am; all of our classes, socials, and parties have been cancelled. I’m staring down the barrel of a potential event cancellation if…

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Dance in the Time of Corona: An Update

Dance Discussions

Note from TDG: this is the most current information to date from physician Dr. Hsu. The situation is changing rapidly. Do not panic – that helps no one – but please consider this as a serious issue and re-evaluate whether…

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A Case Against “Good, Clean Basics”

Dance Discussions

You have probably heard (or said) some variation of the phrase “I love beginners! All I care about is that my partner has good, clean basics.” We think that it takes the pressure off of novice dancers who are still…

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10 Jack and Jill Questions Answered

Performance & Competition

You’ve seen Jack and Jill competitions. Maybe you’ve competed, maybe you think you may do one, and maybe you swear you’ll never do it. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it can be helpful to understand the nature and structure…