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3rd Level Consulting
If you own or manage a sports instruction, performing arts, education or entertainment center, we are your business intelligence source. We've gathered best practices and proven industry experts into one place to streamline the process of building your business. We can help in all areas - curriculum and operations, management, marketing, people, information technology, finance, facilities, risk, or we can simply provide some inspiration.

ABC for Dance
In 2000, abc for dance was formed to focus on the creation of studio & academic curricula & teaching materials. Materials created by abc for dance are now being used in over 1000 schools & studios worldwide. New products are introduced all year long & current products are updated as new information & advances in schooling, movement science & dance medicine are discovered as well as reflecting changes in popular culture which may impact the reception of the material by the scholars. Leaders in the fields of dance, body mechanics, childhood development & schooling have also reviewed all of the material in each syllabus for appropriateness of content. The aim is to permit each syllabus to maintain a dynamic quality, evolving to meet the current needs of the dance schooling field, while retaining the time proven qualities that are proven effective.

Academic Travel Services
Academic Travel Services offers an experienced staff of tour planners who know what it's like to travel with kids! We've covered all the details of student group travel right down to making sure each child is safe and secure during the trip. Our top-notch, dedicated staff will work with you one-on-one before, during, and after the tour to make sure your travel experience is worry-free. After all, "Traveling is an Adventure.. Dealing with your tour company shouldn't be!"

American Harlequin
Beautiful, Safe, Durable and Smartly Engineered Floors for Dance, Performing Arts, Entertainment, and Display

Art Stone/The Competitor
Art Stone/The Competitor® was founded in 1960 by Art Stone, a dance teacher and professional dancer. Because of his background, he was able to produce costumes geared to the needs and desires of dance teachers across the country. He began teaching for dance organizations, such as Dance Caravan, Dance Educators of America (DEA), Dance Masters of America (DMA), and the National Associate of Dance & Affiliated Artists (NADAA), and was soon widely recognized as a leading choreographer at dance conventions.

Artists Simply Human
The Workshop Experience, a new concept in dance education, with a series of dance workshops in Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Houston, and more. The intention of ASH is to provide quality education based on our passion for dance.

Backstage Magazine
The Actor's Resource with information on Casting and Jobs, Advice, Listings, News & Features, Reviews, and other dance industry intel.

Bloch
Bloch has evolved from a pure position as clear leader in the technical dance market into a truly inspirational, forward thinking contemporary footwear brand. The Bloch for dancers' product range extends from dance shoes and dance apparel for classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap and chorus through to ballroom, latin, salsa and hip hop. Our shoe collection includes baby shoes and fashion footwear for young girls, through to designer ladies ballet flats and pumps. Our biggest honor to date is the collaboration with Jozette Hazzouri's collection of Italian-made high heel shoes. These feature a unique design approach, blended with the pinnacle of italian craftsmanship. To be associated with a designer of this calibre is truly an honor for us.

Body Wrappers/Angelo Luzio
Dance Accessories and Dance Shoes for Men, Women, Boys, and Girls

Broadway Connection
Broadway Connection is a performing arts education company that is committed to inspiring the next generation's love of musical theatre. Through BC Master Classes, Workshops and Triple Threat Intensives, Broadway Connection brings studios, schools and universities worldwide the highest quality dance, singing and acting education in the most convenient and cost effective way possible. Broadway Connection teachers are the stars of every Broadway tour and Broadway production, and they are thrilled to share insider information on current auditions, Broadway trends, university programs, dancing in films and dance companies and so much more. In an intimate and educational learning environment, students are exposed to an exclusive "behind-the-scenes" look at the professional world of Broadway. Through Broadway Connection, students everywhere can learn their true potential and be a part of the "magic" of Broadway!

Broadway Dance Center
With more than 26 years in business, we are proud to be known as a "home away from home" for dancers. By offering unsurpassed dance instruction with over 200 different classes weekly in our 23,000 square foot state-of-the art facility, we have established an unparalleled reputation worldwide. Whether you're a beginner or an established professional, our famous studios are sure to offer just the class you seek.

Capezio
Ballet Makers Incorporated is dedicated to the performer in dance, theater and recreation. We are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers with innovative, quality products and services, while continuously advancing market research and technologies. Our total commitment to performance has been our source of inspiration for over 100 years.

Career Transition For Dancers
Career Transition For Dancers is a nonprofit organization that enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines. Dancers possess unique skills and unrivaled dedication. Their passion for discovery, innovation and expression is an exceptional strength. In everything we do, we celebrate dancers' unique potential and empower them to continue to affect our world in positive ways.

CAT A TAC
CATATAC pointe shoes were designed on a computer. It follows the techoloogy of plastic ski boot and other special purpose athletic shoes. They all replace flexible leather with more rigid injected molded plastic for better support. The shoe is presently in the prototype phase. A few shoes are available for testing for beginner pointe to professional dancers.

Cedar Lake Dance
Founded in 2003 by Nancy Laurie, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has distinguished itself through both its exceptionally talented corps of sixteen dancers and its concurrent emphasis on acquiring and commissioning new works by the world's most sought-after choreographers. Under the Artistic Direction of Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Cedar Lake offers a wide-ranging spectrum of repertory, including works by Alexander Ekman, Hofesh Shechter, Crystal Pite, Jacopo Godani, Angelin Preljocaj, Ohad Naharin, Didy Veldman, Jo Strømgren, and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Costume Gallery
At Costume Gallery, we love dance and we love dancers. It's impossible to look at a little girl in her recital costume and not smile! We're privileged to manufacture products that bring joy to dancers around the world! Our mission is to delight dancers and their teachers, by bringing them phenomenal styles that are well constructed and delivered on time or early! Every year we publish a catalog offering an amazing array of close to 400 completely new styles, with the latest fabrics that stretch and sparkle!

Curtain Call
Curtain Call Costumes is known as the largest dance costume manufacturer in the world. Located in York, Pennsylvania, Curtain Call Costumes was formed over 60 years ago and is a division of Perform Group LLC. Curtain Call Costumes have been part of some of the most well known events such as Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Super Bowl, numerous New Year's Day half-time shows and the talented Kilgore College Rangerettes.

Custom Eco Friendly
Custom Eco Friendly Bags is a specialist advisory, design, and product supply company set on replacing disposable shopping bags with better, greener choices. We work with a diverse range of clients, from corporate to community organizations, helping them build brand exposure, while also raising awareness for the disposable bag issue.

Dance Educators of America, Inc.
Dance Educators of America is a prestigious not-for-profit professional dance organization established in 1932. We are dedicated to improving the quality and teaching abilities of its member teachers and enhancing their education of students, as well as furthering the professional and ethical standards in the performing and stage arts and of dance in all its forms.

Dance Media
Publisher of Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Pointe, and Dance Teacher Magazine.

Dance the Magic!
Only Dance the Magic™ can help you feel the Disney magic by showcasing your talented dancers in a parade down Main Street, U. S. A. in California, Florida and Paris. Our non-competitive events bring dancers together from around the world for an experience that is full of emotion, excitement, pageantry and pride. Your families will create memories that last a lifetime!

Dance'eM Dance And Creative Educational Music, Inc. is dedicated to providing the best tools for dance teachers to use inside and outside their classroom and at a reasonable price.

Danceables
Steven V. Mitchell presents to you the best of his work for ballet, pre-ballet, and tap class. And to fellow pianists, Steve offers several tried and true books for ballet class -- and now even has scores!

Dance Kar
Kids Artistic Revue is also often called K.A.R. Productions or K.A.R. for short. They are proud to be entering their 28th dance competition season. Kids Artistic Revue was founded & headquartered in southern Los Angeles by Rick Lands, owner & director of a successful dance studio. In the coursework of our first six years, our regional competitions where hosted solely in Los Angeles. In 1988, our first National Finals were held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following year, K.A.R. rose to a national level by hosting0 events in six states across the United States. Nineteen years later, they are scheduled to host 69 regional events in over 35 states & National Finals! They were of America's first established dance competitions & have quickly become of America's largest & most widely known.

DanceStudioOwner.com
Discover Insider Secrets of Successful Dance Studio Owners! Attract More Students, Make More Money, Retain Top Talent, Inspire Loyal Faculty And Staff And Love The Business Of Dance. Whether you are in the early stages of building your business or a well established owner -- this resource will provide you with the knowledge that comes from years of hard work and successful ownership. Join our community to share, learn, grow, and be inspired by experts in artistic direction, business management and dance studio ownership.

Dancing Fair/MDM Footwear
Manufacturer and wholesale distributor of quality dance footwear, bodywear, legwear and dance accessories. We offer name brands along with our own diverse collection of dance products, at competitive prices! We specialize in service to the dance teacher, professional dancer, theatrical community and dance studio owner.

Dee's Dance Wear
Dee's has served the Phoenix Metropolitan area dance community since 1976. We are committed to providing our customers with knowledgeable friendly service, and the finest selection of famous brand dance apparel, shoes, and accessories. Our new online catalog includes a generous sampling of items that may be found in any of our three Valley stores.

Discount Dance Supply
Leotards, Tights, Dresses, Tutus and Skirts, Warm-Ups, Unitards, Dance Shoes, and more dance clothing and gear.

Disney
Welcome to Disney Youth Group Programs! There is a program at the Disney Parks that is right for your youth group. Come perform, learn, celebrate, and play!

Edge Performing Arts Center
EDGE is world renowned as the finest professional training facility for commercial dance. Established in 1992, we offer beginning through professional open classes 7 days a week, 350 days a year. Class styles include Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Contemporary Jazz, Modern Fusion, Theatre Dance, Cabaret, Breakin', Movement for Actors, Turns, Salsa, Belly Dancing, and Yoga for Dancers. The Professional Dance and Scholarship program at EDGE is highly regarded within the dance industry.

Energy National Dance Competition
From the friendly EnergyNDC staff and the professional organization that it is, we encourage dancers to pursue their dreams in a non-stressful, family oriented competition. We promise you, every dancer, teacher, and parent is important to us and will leave our competition feeling a sense of pride and accomplishment. A commitment of excellence and to provide every dancer with an outstanding opportunity to display their talent will be the driving force in which Energy National Dance Competition operates. The family friendly competition runs on time and is extremely organized. We make sure that every dancer, teacher, and parent is treated with fairness and respect.

Etix
Online discount tickets to music, sports, arts, and dance events.

Finis Jhung Ballet
Since 1972, Finis Jhung has been a mainstay of the New York dance scene. He has taught dancers of The New York City Ballet, The American Ballet Theatre, The Joffrey, Ailey, Taylor, Graham, and Cunningham Companies as well as star gypsies from Broadway, aspiring professionals, and amateur adult beginners.

Four Seasons Tours
Four Seasons Tours is celebrating over 25 years of excellence in servicing the performance, educational, competition, graduation, and "just plain fun" travel needs of youth groups around the world. We are proud that hundreds of our Group Leaders recommend us to their peers and return each year to travel with us.

Giordano Dance
Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, the original jazz dance company, captivates audiences worldwide with dynamic performances and the diversity and wide appeal of its repertoire. Continually expanding the boundaries of jazz dance while diversifying the repertoire, GJDC's new works have received critical and audience acclaim. Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago has a very active outreach and education program, including school performances in the Chicago metropolitan area, a residency with the Chicago Park District, and teaching residencies on many college campuses.

GTM Sportswear
GTM Sportswear offers high quality team warm ups, team uniforms, t shirts, embroidered polos, embroidered jackets, performance apparel, screen print and much more! At GTM you will receive factory-direct low pricing on warm ups and uniforms for Cheerleading, Dance, Track, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Gymnastics, and more.

Hall of Fame Dance Challenge
Hall of Fame Dance Challenge provides the quality, stress-free, innovative programs that challenge and reward our dancers. The staff at Hall of Fame firmly believes that nice matters, and we work hard to make sure that each Hall of Fame event is a fun, memorable, and enjoyable experience. It is an honor to work with each and every one of you, to enjoy your company and to welcome you and your children to our family.

Harkness Center
The Leap 'N Learn family of products provide dance teachers with products and information that are sensitive to children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Leap 'N Learn was originally developed to help young dancers prepare for formal ballet classes. Since then, it has grown into a program that encourages creativity, self-expression, and fundamental movement skills.

International Dance Supplies
UK's largest wholesale dancewear supplier. US catalog is available.

Intrigue Dance Intensive
Get Excited, Get Inspired, Get INTRIGUED. Exciting weekend that many call the hidden gem of the dance convention world.

Jo&Jax
For the few years following our "Rockette Days" we found ourselves teaching all around the country to kids and adults. Although in different areas of their lives, we saw the need for great dance clothes with our students as well as our peers. We figured, "why not?" We get so excited when we see girls unafraid of color and that was huge for us.

JUMP Dance Tour
JUMP Dance Tours offers a wide variety of dance styles and levels including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk and Musical Theater.

Kaleidoscope Adventures
Since 1993, Kaleidoscope Adventures has specialized in delivering thousands of unforgettable educational tours and fun adventures to student groups throughout North America, including Orlando, New York City, Washington D.C. and more. Being a full-service student tour operator, we work with music and dance performance groups, educational travel, sports travel, senior classes, festival trips and cruises. Each Kaleidoscope Adventures group itinerary is custom designed to meet your educational and performance objectives.

L.A. DanceMagic
LA Dance Magic was founded in 1999 by husband-and-wife team Dave Carter and Jackie Sleight. The mission of the company is to provide a nurturing learning environment where students can feel safe to explore and challenge themselves with new movement styles without feeling intimidated. In addition, Carter and Sleight hope to inspire, motivate and teach positive values -- both inside and outside of the competition arena.

Leap 'N Learn
The Leap 'N Learn family of products provide dance teachers with products and information that are sensitive to children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Leap 'N Learn was originally developed to help young dancers prepare for formal ballet classes. Since then, it has grown into a program that encourages creativity, self-expression, and fundamental movement skills.

The Millennium Dance Complex
MDC is known worldwide as the premiere studio of the commercial dance world and is widely referred to as a "the place where it all happens". Although the studio's A-list clientele and a faculty of the most sought after dancers and choreographers in the world has catapulted MILLENNIUM to a global brand, it still remains notably grounded, welcoming and dedicated to the highest level of service and instruction.

MindBody Online
MindBody Online serves thousands of clients in more than 50 countries, and is growing more rapidly than ever before. We are the recognized industry leader for yoga and pilates. And we are rapidly gaining similar recognition in more than a dozen different personal service markets. MINDBODY corporate headquarters are located in San Luis Obispo, California and offices are located in Long Island, London, Singapore, Dubai and China.

Monsters of Hip Hop
Monsters of HipHop was started by Andy and Becky Funk along with Becky's sister, Angie. Collectively, the three developed the unique concept for Monsters of HipHop based on Becky and Angie's background growing up dancing competitively and Andy's experience in business and marketing. They saw a need, took a chance and created a Monster! While Monsters has grown tremendously, the company always strives to maintain the family environment on which it was built. Our mission is to bring hip hop dancers together with the industry's top dance professionals in a fun and challenging environment that fosters self-fulfillment and career development.

Nappytabs
Hip-Hop inspired Urban Dancewear from Napoleon & Tabitha D'umo -- Shirts, Hoodies, Sweats, Couture, Shorts, and more dance clothing.

NUVO Dance Convention
NUVO's competition is designed to be an event for all dancers to come together to share their talents and showcase all of their efforts and hard work. With a state-of-the-art stage and sound system, lighting effects that enhance the performance and a totally professional, yet relaxed and stress-free atmosphere, those participating will leave the competition feeling as if their creative efforts have been showcased with respect and the utmost professionalism.

Dance Teacher Summit
For dance teachers, the process of researching the newest dance products and services can be trying. At the Dance Teacher Summit, the process just got a whole lot simpler! We have over 200 of the top vendors gathered in one convenient place. Attendees will be able to preview all things dance for the upcoming year and receive special discounts and lots of free giveaways!

NYC Dance
The best part of NYCDA is the incredible sense of 'family'....at every level. There is always a feeling of support amongst teachers, dancers and parents. Everyone is genuinely excited to celebrate each other's talents and applaud each other's growth and success!

Odyssey Dance Theatre
Odyssey Dance Theatre provides quality entertainment and artistic excellence in theatrical dance as a professional dance company, employment for Utah's talented dancers, and to make theatrical dance more accessible to a wide audience..

Oxyjen
Oxyjen is a high-performance brand driven by the marriage of Broadway performer Jennifer Balagna's two most favorite worlds -- fashion and dance. OXYjEN blurs the line between the stage and high fashion as it aspires to provide dancers with on-trend styling for the classroom all the way to the spotlight... and everywhere in between!

Phusia
Phusia is an interval style women's dance class. Theoretically, Phusia is a dance class; in actuality it is much more. Our instructors inspire women to dance and gain confidence in a supportive sisterhood community. It's a meditation, a challenge, a workout, a stress reliever, a movement, and an inspiration. Phusia's impact goes beyond the studio.

Real Deal Dance Marketing
Knowing the dance world, the marketing world, and internet development has put Chad Michael in a unique position to help dance studio owners and other dance businesses. Usually, it seems a person in the dance world is either business minded or artistic, but not both. His clients say he's a rare find with the perfect marriage of business and art.

Revolution
A dancewear manufacturer partnering exclusively with studios to sell shoes below retail? It was unheard of. The middlemen of the world scoffed and said it would never work. But flash forward fifteen years and... Tada! Here we are. Shoes, dancewear, costumes... we sell it all. And the scoffing middlemen are nowhere to be seen.

Revolution Talent Competition
Revolution National Talent Competition was started with the sole purpose of giving back. Giving back to the dancers, parents, dance teachers, studio and owner, unlike any other competition, to the community. We strive to provide you with a competition that is fair, organized, and kid friendly while utilizing state of the art equipment with an unprecedented level of customer service at a fraction of the price. We offer 3 different levels of competition, red, white, and blue in order to help your dancers grow at their own pace with a scoring scale that is tiered for each level.

Rhode Island College
The RIC Music, Theater, and Dance Department offers programs of study in the performing arts. Undergraduates may pursue academic majors and minors in a variety of music, theatre and dance fields. In addition, many students who are pursuing academic majors in other areas participate in the Department's activities and performances.

Riz Biz Productions
Whether Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop or Swing, Rizzo's instructional dance videos are as dynamic and entertaining from the first minute to the last. Rizzo is the only dance video maker in the world to employ top New York and Los Angeles dancers and choreographers on all his videotapes. Top Teachers teaching you the latest in choreography and technique.

Sansha USA, Inc.
Over 50 years of European Pointe Shoe-Making Tradition, as well as dance wear, warm-ups, and dance accessories.

Shoskillz
Shoskillz offers a wide variety of options that allow dance students to select from one of our dance workshop packages or create a custom tailored dance event. Students learn from dance choreographers and performers who work with today's stars of music, film and television.

ShowStopper
America's Greatest Dance Competition -- Now in its 32nd year, Showstopper will host over 100,000 talented dancers from nearly all 50 states, and many countries abroad. Through our dance competitions, performers of all ages are able to display their talents in a healthy and exciting atmosphere and use the experience to improve their skills and confidence. Dancers are encouraged to aim high, think big, live life to the fullest, and never ever give up on your dreams. Good luck to all of you and remember, every Showstopper participant is a winner!

Sophisticated Productions
Dance Competitions is proud to be entering their 17th year of coordinating professionally organized dance competitions. Their secret to their tremendous success over the years is keeping the main focus to educate all dancers in a positive, fun, and most importantly, stress-free environment.

Soul Escape
Based out of Dallas, Texas, Soul Escape is the vision of world renowned choreographer Justin Giles. Originally debuting in 2004, SoulEscape has been the center piece of professionals dance in the north Texas area since 2004, SoulEscape has many new things planned and we look forward to working with you soon.

Starbound
Starbound National Talent Competition is proud to be the LARGEST dance competition in America! We are committed to offering a dance competition that is both accommodating to dance teachers and directors, as well as fun and encouraging for our performers. Our experienced judges and staff ensure the outcome of an organized, professional event.

Starpower
Starpower began as an eleven-city tour with one National Championship and has continued to grow, keeping its status as one of the largest talent competitions in America. Starpower's stages host tens of thousands of performers of all ages from coast to coast and has even branched out to London, England and Toronto, Canada!

Step In Time
Welcome to Step In Time Inc. the premier site for all your Team, Stage, Street and Cheerleading needs! We specialize in original creative designs to silk-screen, embroider, or crystallize. Experience our line of active wear and get the TOTAL LOOK! -- Whether you are looking for dance recital t-shirts, competition team jackets, custom dance costumes, or costume garment bags - we have them all.

Step Up 2 Dance
As the hidden gem of competitions, Step Up 2 Dance Tour (Known formerly Olympic Miss Dance) is a warm and inviting competition performance experience for students of all ages and all ability levels. Our founding mission in 1988 is the same today. Students of all ages, all abilities will enjoy a rewarding and positive experience in a healthy and exciting atmosphere, designed to develop student's confidence and skills.

Steps on Broadway
Dance instruction in all styles, all levels, for all ages. Daily professional and adult classes, open seven days a week, in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, theater, and more

Sugar & Bruno
Streetwear, Divewear, and Dancewear - Buy dance clothing, streetwear and accessories with style. Apparel by Chelsie Hightower, Keltie Colleen, Stacey Tookey and more. Home of the Sugar and Bruno Summer Dance Camp.

TawneyG Dancewear
Trendy, comfortable dance wear.

Tezoro Productions
Production Company of LIVE at the Broadway Dance Center offers an extensive collection of instructional dance videos in jazz, hip hop, tap, contemporary, theatre, and more.

The Body Series
Deborah Vogel is a dancer, author, and master teacher who conducts workshops for teachers as well as student and professional dancers. Her numerous articles on dance technique and injury prevention have appeared in Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, and Pointe Magazines. During her years in NYC she co-founded the Center for Dance Medicine with Dr. Richard Bachrach. Currently she is on faculty at Oberlin College and the OC Conservatory of Music.

The Dance Awards
Prestigious awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in the past year of competitive dance, gathering the most talented young dancers, dance teachers, choreographers, and artists in New York City.

The Line Up
Custom dance costumes and creative performance apparel have been The Line Up's specialty for over 20 years. We believe the best designs are created from our customer's imagination.

U.S. All Star Federation: The Dance Worlds
The mission of the U.S. All Star Federation is to maximize the number of participants benefiting from the positive life experiences of all star cheerleading and dance by developing competition rules and all star gym training guidelines consistent with the latest best known safety, educational, and ethical practices.

Weissman Design for Dance
Sshowcasing hundreds of fabulous dance costumes for jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, kids, girls, womens, and mens. For 50 years, our passion has been providing dance studio teachers high quality dance recital costumes at the best prices.

West Coast Dance Explosion
Workshops, Competition, National Finals

World Class Vacations - Dance the World
Your online source for discounted group and individual trips worldwide. Including Over 40 hot destinations, cruise specials, and group travel specialists for any type of group.

Zena Rommett
The Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Technique is a gentle and highly effective method for correcting and refining body alignment, building muscular strength and length, strengthening joints, and increasing vitality and artistic expression.