Pinterest: A Dancer’s Best Friend

Pinterest: A Dancer’s Best Friend

Here We Go with the Internet Again… If you haven’t gotten on board with Pinterest yet, what are you waiting for?! Pinterest is single-handedly THE website that can help you with pretty much anything you can think of. For those whose passions focus in the arts, Pinterest has all sorts of tips to help you […]

How to Treat Your Dancing Feet!

How to Treat Your Dancing Feet!

They call them Twinkle Toes but, really… Dancers are tough on their feet. This is no secret; this is no surprise. All of this rehearsal and constant exercise can really wear down your feet. Dancer’s feet or, as dancers love to refer to them, ugly feet are a constant topic for jokes. Every dancer has […]

5 Phone Apps for Ballet Dancers!

5 Phone Apps for Ballet Dancers!

Is There Anything Our Phones Can’t Do? Thanks to this age of modern technology, students have the opportunity to study to their heart’s desires even outside of the classroom. For dance students, however, it can be a bit difficult to find the abundance of resources that other may have available. Take a look at your […]

Pre-Performance Traditions

Pre-Performance Traditions

Tonight’s the Summer Showcase! Performances begin at 7pm! With the energy and excitement that’s overwhelmed our academy in waiting for tonight’s performance, there are many things to do like setting up the stage, position the lights, queue up the tracks for different numbers, check costumes, etc. There is one thing, however, that happens before each […]

The Summer Showcase Is Tomorrow!

The Summer Showcase Is Tomorrow!

It’s Finally Here!!! As many of you know, this summer has been quite a busy one with our various summer classes and the ever intimidating summer intensives. Our students learn and rehearse all summer long to perfect their techniques, learn new routines and grow in their study of dance. Now that the summer’s finally coming […]

You Know You’re A Dancer If…

You Know You’re A Dancer If…

It’s no surprise that dancers, no matter the genre, live in a special world separate from the rest of us! They have their own style, lingo and memories that the rest of us can’t really begin to understand. It’s kind of like going away to summer camp and then trying to retell stories to your […]

Plainfield Dance Academy is on Pinterest!

Plainfield Dance Academy is on Pinterest!

In this social media driven world, you’re nobody until you’re being followed on all of the top social media sites! So, it makes sense that Plainfield Dance Academy is wrapped up in the fantastic world that is Pinterest! Why Follow Us On Pinterest? We add new pins to our 14 amazing boards ranging in topics […]

How to Fight the (Stage)Fright!

How to Fight the (Stage)Fright!

Even the most seasoned performers get a case of the jitters now and then. And everyone has their own way of coping with their nerves. Whether you’re preparing for a show or waiting in the wings during one, here are a few small tips to help you remain calm and focused in order to perform […]

Plainfield Dance Academy in the Herald News!

Plainfield Dance Academy in the Herald News!

If you hadn’t already heard, Plainfield Dance Academy will be performing the student showcase on August 11th! Not only are we at P.D.A. excited for it, but the Herald News is excited as well! So excited, in fact, that they’ve written up a nice little article to promote the event! You can see it here: […]

3 Amazing News Websites for Dancers!

3 Amazing News Websites for Dancers!

Finally something for the dancers! Every news website either seems to be aimed towards audiences focusing on either pop culture or politics. But, we’ve done our research and found our top 3 picks for all the news in dance! 1.) Dancing Times (UK) dancing-times.co.uk 2.) Dance Spirit dancespirit.com 3.) Pointe Magazine pointemagazine.com These sites have […]