Posts Tagged ‘Ryan P. Casey’

A Fond Farewell

Publisher Rhee Gold looks back at Dance Studio Life’s history—and turns his attention to what’s next by Ryan P. Casey Rhee Gold chuckles as he begins telling me a story. “This is the best one,” he says. He said the same thing before launching into a different anecdote 15 minutes ago, but I’m all ears.…

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A Fresh Start

Studio owners find happiness the second time around by Ryan P. Casey As soon as Denise Johnson closed the door of Cedartown [GA] Academy of Performing Arts in 2000, she knew that leaving her beloved dance school—and surrendering her career as a dance teacher—was a mistake. “I regretted it from the very day it happened,”…

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In a World

World of Dance unites global community through events and media by Ryan P. Casey Most dancers will tell you that they can’t scroll through social media sites without seeing videos of stylishly dressed dance troupes showing off their best moves to today’s hit music. Currently, more than 5,000 of these videos are from World of…

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The Manly Arts

Focus turns to male dancers at National Dance Education Organization symposium by Ryan P. Casey The sprawling hills and lush greenery of Morgantown, West Virginia, served as the backdrop for “Men in Dance: Bridging the Gap,” the first symposium sponsored by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) to focus on male participation in dance. Approximately…

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