Dance Stories

Our 2016-17 Bowl Game Predictions

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As the regular college football season draws to a close, WorldStrides OnStage programs is gearing up for bowl game season! We’re just as excited as our performers to find out who will be playing in bowl games across the country. While we wait for the…

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WorldStrides Bands and Dance Teams Set For 100th Indianapolis 500 Performances

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This Sunday, May 29, marks the running of the 100th Indianapolis 500. The event recently announced the first sellout in the history of the race, setting the field for what’s sure to be an exciting weekend. Did you know that WorldStrides is a part of…

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Dance Educator Beth Braun-Miscione Uses the Arts As A Springboard for Social Change

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For the past 11-years, Beth Braun-Miscione has directed the dance program at University High School in Tucson, Arizona. She also founded a powerful public health project, the Esperanza Dance Project, to support teen victims of family-based sexual violence. As one of our repeat WorldStrides travelers…

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Festival Fringe Provides A Global Opportunity For The Arts Community

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Every August, the arts descend upon Edinburgh, Scotland for Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. This year, Hope College’s Matthew Farmer will take a group of 16 dancers to Festival Fringe through our International Collegiate Theatre Festival (ICTF) program. Farmer serves as…

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Our Bowl Game Projections: Where Will Your Team Play?

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The crystal ball is out! Who will play in a bowl game? Who will stay home? It’s the thing that is on all college football fans’ minds—will your team play in a bowl game? The sports junkies are starting to predict which teams will earn…

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Sky’s The Limit Participates In NCAA Final Four

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We can’t say that our brackets did well this year, or any year for that matter, but we did have reason to celebrate during this year’s NCAA Final Four thanks to Sky’s The Limit. If you aren’t already aware, at most of our bowl game…

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Meet the WorldStrides Choreographers

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Fun city? Check. Screaming fans? Check. Top-notch choreographers with resumes you want for yourself one day? Check plus. Meet the WorldStrides choreographers. The choreographers we work with make all the difference to our dance and cheer programs and it’s easy to see why. Whether you are a…

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Dancing with Matt: WorldStrides Travelers Go Viral

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In 2003, a fellow traveler filmed Matt Harding dancing – poorly, he admits – in front of a landmark on his travels in Vietnam. As they say, the rest is history. His unique dancing at sites around the world turned Matt into an internet sensation…

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Zapateando por la Vida

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Post contributed by Yinka Graves I started flamenco as a hobby at University. Little did I know that it would take over my life and I would literally find myself “Zapateando por la vida.” Zapatear (the footwork in flamenco), is an integral rhythmical component. What…

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