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19 February

DCG re-opens today, Thursday, February 19th!

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The Dance Center of Greensboro is re-opening today, Thursday, February 19, after being closed for inclement weather. DCG understands that some neighborhood roads may not yet be treated and DCG wants you to make the best decision for your family in regards to travelling to the studios for classes this evening. If your roads are […]

15 February

Summer Dance Intensives at DCG!

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The Dance Center of Greensboro understands that summer dance intensives are very expensive and that sometimes dancers are simply not able to attend due to the cost. With this in mind DCG has decided to offer 4-6 weeks of summer dance intensives which do not require the additional costs of student housing, meals and ancillaries. […]

14 February

Are you putting your BEST foot forward? (Part 3)

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Did you know that “doming” is the holy grail of foot exercises for dancers? Doming is an exercise that strengthens, increases agility, beautifies and should be done daily for aspiring dancers. You begin doming by standing or sitting with your foot flat against the floor. While keeping your toes flat and long pull the ball […]

11 February

Are you putting your BEST foot forward? (Part 2)

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How are the tendons and muscles feeling on the inside of your foot? How about your big toe, ball of foot, or bunions? If you are experiencing pain in these areas after your ballet classes and rehearsals ask yourself if you are working hard forcing a superficial wing position? The problem with over-winging is the […]

10 February

Are you putting your BEST foot forward? (Part 1)

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4 Simple steps towards creating beautiful dancers feet with correct technique. Step #1 is make sure you are working the flex position just as much as you work on your point position. Chiropractor, Rachel Loeb, suggests that overworking the point in the quest for ‘banana’ feet without working the oppositional ‘flexed’ position may contribute to […]

5 February

Got summer dance plans? DCG has intensives for the professional dancer in training

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For most students ‘summer break’ means rest & relaxation. To a dancer ‘summer break’ means dance intensives! DCG’s summer intensives help all dancers to reshape their technique in a short period of time while dancing 3-5 classes per day for several weeks. Not only is a summer intensive a great way to improve your overall […]

19 October

Nutcracker tickets are on sale, reserve your seat today!

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Due to the popularity of our unique production of The Nutcracker Ballet, we have added a performance to accommodate our tremendous audience members. Tickets are on sale now at the High Point Theatre Box Office 336-887-3001! Performances are scheduled Saturday, December 6th at 7:00 pm & Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are on […]

23 September

Interesting information to consider about College dance degrees (myth 3)

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Myth 3: Attending college means you have to set aside your professional dance goals for four years. As it turns out there are numerous college programs creating ways and encouraging students to experience the professional dance life while attending college. There are college programs which encourage their dance students to take positions in professional dance […]

18 September

Interesting information to consider about College dance degrees (myth 2)

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Myth 2: A dance degree is pointless. There are so many great qualities involved in attaining a college degree that shows future employers why you are a great hire, such as: ability to commit, ability to work hard, and the ability to be solve problems. Professional dancers have to be very smart individuals and have […]

7 September

Interesting information to consider about College dance degrees (myth 1)

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It is a common ideology for dancers wanting a professional career to think that college dance programs are a fall back for not being good enough to get a professional dance job right out of high school. However, Dance Spirit September 2014, explores myths, dance programs, and individual dancer’s experiences that are worth considering. Myth […]