The Chautauqua School of Dance

Along Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State sits a picturesque 750-acre gated community known as The Chautauqua Institution. Founded in 1874, the Institution is a summer vacation playground and an arts and educational center that attracts visitors from all over the world. It’s also home to one of the nation’s most respected summer dance schools, The Chautauqua School of Dance. To read the full … Continue reading The Chautauqua School of Dance

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters celebrates a century of dance education

One hundred years ago, in 1912, 10 dance teachers met at Frank L. Oleson’s Academy of Dancing in Chicago to lay out plans for a new organization “dedicated to the elevation of the art of dancing and the promotion of the welfare of the profession.” The Chicago Association of Dancing Masters (CADM) as it was called then, sought to develop for its future members a … Continue reading Chicago National Association of Dance Masters celebrates a century of dance education