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.

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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Competition Confidence

Competition dancers work hard to polish their routines. But when they’re finally backstage on the big day, even the veteransMore »

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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. TheMore »

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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 GarnierMore »

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My First Summer Intensive

You’re about to head to your first summer intensive. Congrats! You’re on your way to a life-changing experience. But rightMore »

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Who’s Who on the Comp Scene

KALI GRINDER Age: 18 Studio: The Dance Zone in Henderson, NV In a sea of contemporary soloists, playful musicality andMore »

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