Author Archives: Colleen Bohen

About Colleen Bohen

I’m proud of my “comp kid” past! Dance meant everything to me when I was a kid, and I spent my happiest hours studying ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and hip hop for 15 years at my local Long Island studio, L.A. Dance Studio, and competing with its company. I majored in journalism at Hofstra University, and save for an early stint with the student-run organization Danceworks, my dance career wound down just as my journalism career ramped up. Most of my attention was soon diverted to my work with the school’s newspaper, student magazine and an internship in NYC. After college, I spent a few years as a business journalist covering the toy and consumer electronics industries and now I’m ecstatic that I’ve found a way back to my first love—dance!

School Buzz: NYCDA’s Scholarship Program

NYCDA’s Scholarship Program Grows New York City Dance Alliance’s college scholarship program is growing by leaps and bounds. Two yearsMore »

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Editors’ Choice: Our Top 10 Favorite Stories From 2010

It’s almost New Year’s Eve and we’re in a reflective mood today! 2010 was an exciting year for dance. FromMore »

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Kettlebell 101

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School Buzz: Dancewave Demystifies College Dance

What does it mean to dance in college? For many high school dancers, the answer is a mystery. Dancewave, aMore »

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Ready to Roll

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Belles of the Ballroom

Picture this: You’re wearing a floor-length, rhinestone-encrusted dress and your partner is looking regal in his dark suit. You walkMore »

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