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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?
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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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15 Awkward Things That Happen At Dance Competitions

Awkward moments just come with the territory of being a dancer-competitions are no exception. Whether it's during the rehearsal before the big number or behind the scenes...we guarantee you will have one moment that leaves you squirming in your seat.
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Technique: Improve Your Improv Skills

Okay, we admit it, we have a love and hate relationship with improv. We love the freedom, creativity, and rawness of improv, but those moments when your brain goes into a freeze can cause a sour taste towards improv. Like any technique of dance, improv takes practice before it becomes second nature. Here are some dance technique tips on how to improve your Improv Dance Skills.

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