Dance, like any other profound human endeavor, requires time, commitment, effort, and discipline. That fact that it is difficult to become a good (or great) dancer is precisely the reason that it is worthwhile.
In this way, dance is like mathematics, chess, tennis, or architecture. The tools that a young person learns in striving to achieve their goals in the world of dance will be of equal help in any field they ultimately choose to apply themselves.
Click here to link to an article by a professional ballerina that articulates these ideas - I thought it was well written.
I'm Allan Redstone, one of the co-owners of Opus. I'll use this blog to post news items about Opus, as well as dance and music related items that may be of interest to our school community