Author Archives: Amy Smith

About Amy Smith

Amy Smith is a freelance writer and dance teacher who received her master's in dance from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

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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Help! I’m Socially Awkward!

During her senior year at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, dancer Mimi Healy was moved upMore »

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From the Studio to the Sidelines

Picture this: You’re a rookie on your school’s dance team and about to perform at the season’s first football game.More »

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School Buzz: Montclair Debuts Studio-Teaching Concentration

Montclair Debuts Studio-Teaching Concentration Dream of running your own studio? Check out Montclair State University’s new dance studio teaching concentration,More »

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