Author Archives: Abby Gold

Bright Young Things

You’ve met Warren and Maud. Here are 10 more young dancers who are sure to rock the ballet, Broadway and … Continue reading

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A Jig Gig

In 2005, after years of studying traditional Irish dance and competing in national and world championships, then-19-year-old Siobhan Burke earned … Continue reading

Posted in Dancer's Diary

The Truth About The Pill

Monica Levy, a Hunter College senior and DS intern, was having trouble with her number one instrument—her body. “I had … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Your Body

Protege Megan Johnson on dancing at the Kennedy Center

In early June, 12 advanced students from the School of American Ballet traveled to the John F. Kennedy Center for … Continue reading

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The Basic Pullback (May/Jun 2009)

It’s your favorite tap class: The warm-up is over and it’s time to flap-ball-change across the floor. You’ve finally gotten … Continue reading

Posted in Tap

13 goes to Broadway

In a NYC studio, an intense dance rehearsal is underway. Concentrated dancers follow as choreographer Christopher Gatelli demonstrates lightning-speed footwork. … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater