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Tips for Documenting and Preserving Dance Performances

Ever since you could remember, you’ve loved dancing. Relive those cherished memories of past dance performances by learning to document and preserve them.

Common Things That Go Wrong on Opening Night

Wardrobe and backstage malfunctions are some of the most common things that go wrong on opening night. Find out how to manage these disasters.

6 Steps to Overcoming Your Performance Anxiety

As any dancer knows, performance anxiety is a pretty common thing. Dancing in front of all those people can be scary! Thoughts have a way to slip into your mind before a show, like, what if you were to trip? Or what if you forget your routine?

5 Tips for Learning Choreography Quickly

Picking up choreography is very important for dancers For some it comes easy and for others, it can often be difficult Here are 5 tips to learn choreography

Stay Centered During Competition Chaos

Competition season can be a super stressful time of year. You’ve probably got additional rehearsals, longer nights at the studio, practicing your solo any ch...

5 Simple Ways to Calm Your Nerves at Competition

The nervous energy you experience at a dance competition is totally normal, and when channeled properly, can help you achieve your best performance. The extr...

Competition 101

Preparation is key to any competition. Follow some of MTD’s Competition 101 methods in order to prevent any unwanted mishaps. 1. Label all clothing items and...

14 Fears Of Dance Competitions

We've all been there...lying in your bed the night before a competition thinking about all the things that could go wrong the following day. Whether it is snagging a pair of tights or forgetting a headpiece, the possibilities of error are endless. Remember, control what you can control and forget the rest. So, MTD has decided to put together some of the most relatable competition fears.

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