End of Summer Means Beginning of Dancemania
Sep 19, 2014 by

Yes, the days are getting shorter, Nutcracker rehearsals are starting and you’re back in school. There are lots of potentially … Continue reading

Shaping Sound Is Back on Tour
Sep 19, 2014 by

To quote my grandma: Goodness gracious, the members of Shaping Sound are busy busy bees! It feels like we just … Continue reading

Please Drop Everything and Watch this New Yanis Marshall Video Immediately
Sep 18, 2014 by

YESSSS you guys! A few days ago, Yanis Marshall, brilliant dancer/choreographer and creator of one of my favorite Beyoncé tributes … Continue reading

Sugar and Spice and “DWTS” Week 1 Results
Sep 17, 2014 by

Man, does “Dancing with the Stars” know how to put on a results show, or what?! Last night, we said … Continue reading

Kathryn Morgan Wants to Answer Your Dance Questions
Sep 17, 2014 by

Good morning, everyone! I have some happy news for you today: Kathryn Morgan—former New York City Ballet soloist, one of … Continue reading

Alfonso Ribeiro Kind of Blew Our Minds on “DWTS” Last Night
Sep 16, 2014 by

Aren’t totally-out-of-left-field surprises just the best? Look: When I first heard that Alfonso Ribeiro would be a contestant on “Dancing … Continue reading

From the Window to Walls: Emily Kikta’s Apartment Ballet
Sep 15, 2014 by

Dancer problem #472: Every time you see an empty space—whether it’s a roof top or a basketball court—your mind’s eye … Continue reading

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Solo Departures
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For many dancers, the experience of competing a solo is equal parts thrilling and intimidating. You want to be the best possible version of yourself onstage—and usually that means performing…

Solo Departures
Around the World in …
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James Boyd wears  through suitcases almost as quickly as he wears through jazz shoes. “I’m already on my fourth—and this one’s world class,” jokes Boyd, who often spends up to…

Around the World in 80 Pliés
Feed Your Brain
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From 8 am calculus exams to rigorous evening rehearsals, dancers require a lot of mental focus to get through the day. DS chatted with registered dietitian Marie Scioscia of The…

Feed Your Brain
Captivating Christin…
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Here’s a not-so-secret secret: Christina Ricucci is a little bit of an overachiever. This summer alone, she attended two prestigious intensives (at Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater),…

Captivating Christina
The Dance Spirit St…