Financing Smart for Dancers

For many young individuals, summer brings new jobs and financial responsibility. Having a job means having an income that YOU have to manage. Here at MTD we believe you are never too young to learn how to finance smart. So, we gathered 7 of our [...]
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May Spotlight | Nick Young

https://youtu.be/cm2g2I51j5E Nick Young Age: 26 Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Training: “Young Dance Academy”; Founder/Artistic Director of “Rhythmatic” (@RhythmaticTapCo) (Dance) Area of expertise: Tap Nick has been featured on season one of "World of Dance" and season eight of "So You Think You Can Dance". He is the [...]
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What is Barre Class?

What is barre class? Barre class is a combination of ballet, pilates, and yoga. Depending on the facility, the class is held either in a carpeted studio or in a multi-purpose room.   Who is barre class for? Barre class is for all ages and [...]
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Conquering the Dreaded Quick Change

Quick changes can have a crippling effect on dancers when adrenaline is running high. With every ounce of your production memorized, it is easy to anticipate and panic when hearing your musical cue. There is no fear quite like it, it is the source of [...]
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The Ultimate Recital Checklist

There is nothing worse than showing up to recital, and realizing you’ve left your tap head piece on your bedside table. To prevent any angry phone calls to your parents, and unnecessary stress, MTD has put together the ultimate recital checklist.   Pointe Dancers: Costumes [...]
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