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.

A Swing Story

Imagine you’re a swing in a Broadway show. You’re backstage with nine minutes until the curtain rises. You think youMore »

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Keone Madrid

Watching Keone Madrid on the dance floor, it’s no surprise the 24-year-old’s first love was basketball: He exudes athleticism. ButMore »

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The Age Equation

When it comes to dance, the general rule of thumb is that the younger you begin training, the better. SeriousMore »

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My Favorite Costume

APRIL DALY The Joffrey Ballet “All of Desdemona’s costumes in Lar Lubovitch’s Othello are amazing. They’re flowy and romantic. WeMore »

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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.More »

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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 lookingMore »

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