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READ: 4 Essential Skills for Teaching Artists

Updated: Mar 18

This article was originally published in Dance Teacher Magazine by Kat Richter

What dancers must know to be successful in the classroom

In this article: Rodney Lopez, a teaching artist with Dancing Classrooms who now serves as its executive director, urges his educators to remember that mastering technique is not the goal. "You have to impart more than technical skill. You have to be a coach, a facilita-tor, a source of inspiration and a joyful mentor. Technical mastery will happen along the way, but it's not the point."

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