Author Archives: Amy Smith

About Amy Smith

Amy Smith is the captain of the Connecticut College Dance Team. She has also completed an internship with DS.

Surviving Peer Pressure

“I feel so fat! Let’s go gluten-free for a while.” “Come have a cigarette with us.” Sound familiar? Many dancersMore »

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Doubling Up

Dancers are known for being organized, driven and busy. So it’s no surprise that many who attend college choose toMore »

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Singing and Dancing…Together?!

Singing and dancing simultaneously can be daunting. Add the challenge of staying in character and you might have a recipeMore »

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Hip Hop’s Tiniest Talents

The life of a commercial hip-hop dancer can be exhausting—auditions, classes, long video shoots, international tours. But imagine doing allMore »

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How I Got Here

The path to dance success isn’t always a straight line. We asked three pros to reflect on their careers—including theMore »

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Dealing with Casting Disappointments

As a young ballet student, Jonathan Porretta dreamed of dancing the Prince in Cinderella. But as he began his professionalMore »

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