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.

Olivia “Chachi” Gonzales

Olivia “Chachi” Gonzales is the perfect mix of sweetness and spice. Whether her hip-hop moves are hard-hitting or smooth, you … Continue reading

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Jeanine Mason: Why I Chose College

Before winning Season 5 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” Jeanine Mason was a regular high school senior looking … Continue reading

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Streamline Your College Search

With so many great dance colleges out there, deciding on a few to visit and audition for can be tough. … Continue reading

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Competition Confidence

Competition dancers work hard to polish their routines. But when they’re finally backstage on the big day, even the veterans … Continue reading

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Choreographer’s Collage: Liz Imperio

Liz Imperio’s choreography is electric. True to her Latin dance roots, her work exudes smooth sensuality and rhythmic vitality. The … Continue reading

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My Favorite Performance

Wendy Whelan Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet “One of my most memorable performances took place at the Palais Garnier … Continue reading

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