Author Archives: Alison Feller

About Alison Feller

Alison Feller is a frequent contributor to Dance Spirit.

When All the World’s a Crowded Ballroom

“I vividly remember my first convention,” says choreographic superstar Brian Friedman. “I was 10 years old and so eager toMore »

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My Life with Lyme Disease

Two years ago, Christina Ricucci, then 15, was living every dancer’s dream. She was training intensively at Dmitri Kulev ClassicalMore »

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Presenting Dance Spirit‘s First-Ever Jazz Hand Awards

The big screen gets the Oscars; the small screen has the Emmys; the world’s top singers duke it out everyMore »

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Best of the Best

Since “So You Think You Can Dance” debuted in 2005, we’ve watched each week of its 11-season run hungrily, eagerMore »

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Canadian Invasion

A few years ago, Canadian dancers and schools started making big waves at competitions and conventions across the U.S. Fast-forwardMore »

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Backstage at Aladdin

We ain’t never had friends like the four swings—Mike Cannon, Lauryn Ciardullo, Michael Mindlin and Jennifer Rias—who showed us theMore »

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