About

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Catherine L. Tully, 1986

This blog is for anyone who is interested in dance—teachers, students, performers and even those who simply enjoy watching it. Posts will be on a wide variety of subjects and there will be a large amount of information here to sift through. You can expect:

  1. Profiles
  2. Historical information
  3. Web resources
  4. Information about various dance companies and studios
  5. Clothing, such as specialty dance t-shirts and bags
  6. Teaching advice
  7. Thoughts on technique
  8. Information on various kinds of dance
  9. Books and magazines that have to do with dance
  10. Information on posters, note cards and other dance-related products
  11. Jobs in the dance field

We don’t limit ourselves to these topics, but it may help give you an idea of what you can expect in days to come. Keep checking back…and feel free to chime in as well. This community is for you.

Catherine L. Tully, 1987

About the founder: Catherine L. Tully is the Outside Europe Representative for the National Dance Teachers Association in the UK, and she has been involved with dance for over 35 years as an educator, writer, performer, photographer, choreographer and classroom instructor. Her articles appear in magazines such as Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, youngARTS, Highland Dancer and many other arts-related publications. She is also one of the founders of Freelance-Zone.com, an award-winning blog for freelance writers.

Holding a BA in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, Catherine has studied dance under teachers such as Maria and Marjorie Tallchief, Inessa Alexandrovich (Bolshoi trained) and various faculty at Hubbard Street Dance Company’s Lou Conte Dance Studio. Her background is most extensive in Ballet, but she has also studied Irish Step Dance (Medalist in Chicago Feis), Jazz dance and Russian character dance.

Catherine has taught dance for over 20 years, and has served as a dance instructor in the Fine Arts Department of an all-girls college preparatory school and as an adjunct professor in the Human Performance Department at a private university in Illinois. She has also taught, choreographed and performed in many places in northern Japan, where she lived for three years in the 1990′s.

4dancers is a proud supporter of The Andréa Rizzo Foundation, which provides grants that directly fund dance/movement therapy programming exclusively for children with cancer and special needs. Programs are led by registered Dance/Movement Therapists (DTRs or ADTRs) . Follow them on Twitter @DreasDream

To reach Catherine please send an e-mail to info (at) 4dancers.org

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