Author Archives: Ashley Rivers

About Ashley Rivers

Ashley Rivers is a freelance writer and dancer in Boston. She is currently a Calderwood Fellow in writing at Emerson College.

My Crazy Fans

Dancers reveal the funniest—and sweetest—things their fans have ever done for them. Corey Cott Jack Kelly in Newsies on BroadwayMore »

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All By Myself

Thinking of adding a solo to your competition repertoire? You should! The experience of taking the stage alone can bringMore »

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“My Teammates Are Letting Me Down”

Being on a dance team comes with a lot of perks: You get tons of performance opportunities and, often, aMore »

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Choreographer’s Collage: Joshua Bergasse

Choreographer Joshua Bergasse has been breaking new ground for dance on the small screen on the Broadway-themed TV show “Smash.”More »

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Convention 101

You’ve heard all the reasons dance conventions are beneficial: They’ll give you access to choreographers who may hire you inMore »

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The Start of Something Big

11 pros on what first inspired them to dance:   Yuan Yuan Tan Principal at San Francisco Ballet “My inspiration isMore »

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