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How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance

When my parents first told me that they would help me pay for college, I was, of course, so grateful and overjoyed. They always have been, and remain...

Opinion, Good to Know

How My Dance Major Equipped Me For Life Outside Dance

When my parents first told me that they would help me pay for college, I was, of course, so grateful and overjoyed. They always have been, and remain...

Opinion

What Does it Cost to Become a Prima Ballerina?

You're young, you have dreams of being a ballerina, and your eyes are set on NYCB, Lines, or maybe a professional company in Europe... but what does i...

Opinion

Is Being A Dancer Really As Easy As It Looks?

Something has been bothering me lately. Upsetting me to be honest. And it’s this… In this time and in this industry, with so many of us representing...

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Here are 4 Shortcuts to Success

I was scrolling through Instagram yesterday and saw a bunch of get-success-quick style posts. And I started thinking about shortcuts in dance. If they...

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New Vision for Brand Library Dance Series Opens in May

A new and dramatically revamped dance series will kick off at Glendale’s Brand Library later this month. Sponsored by Brand Associates, the new series...

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Nickerson-Rossi Dance Is Building a Dance Festival Empire in Palm Springs

The Palm Springs Dance Festival, Southern California’s newest addition in festival dance programming, will open next weekend, March 2 through 4, with...

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Rockettes Continue Tense Standoff with CEO Dolan Over Inauguration Show

Looking at the Rockettes Twitter account you would be hard pressed to find any signs of the political storm playing out between the iconic dance compa...

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Rockettes Take on Trump and the Inauguration Entertainment Black Out

The controversy behind the Rockettes and their scheduled appearance as part of the inaugural festivities looked like it was going to be resolved withi...

Opinion

Nutcracker: The Old Greeting, Kind and True!

Each year I write a piece on The Nutcracker. Sometimes it’s a review of a performance. Two years ago I wrote a story on the ballet’s music and how a p...

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Real Ballerinas Eat: 4 Common Myths About Ballet Dancers

We’ve all made snap judgments (good and bad) about people we don’t even know. With almost zero information, we make assumptions about others’ characte...

Opinion, Good to Know

Real Ballerinas Eat: 4 Common Myths About Ballet Dancers

We’ve all made snap judgments (good and bad) about people we don’t even know. With almost zero information, we make assumptions about others’ characte...