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Out of Africa: Jeffrey Page on West African Dance

From music videos to Broadway’s Fela!, the influence of West African dance seems to be more visible than ever. DancerMore »

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On-Point Pirouettes

Whenever I watch a ballet, I’m mesmerized when a dancer whips out perfect pirouettes. The magic of successful turns mystifiesMore »

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The Royal Ballet School

It’s Monday morning at London’s Royal Ballet School, where nearly life-size photographs of legendary ballerina Margot Fonteyn guard the foyer.More »

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Banish Bad Barre Behavior

Have you ever done a gorgeous développé at the barre while holding on so hard your knuckles turned white—then becomeMore »

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Body Buzz

Refresh and Go After workin’ up a sweat in rehearsal, the last thing you want to do is hit theMore »

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Breeze Through Your Brise!

The Bluebird variation in Sleeping Beauty is always a crowd pleaser. After a pas de deux with Princess Florine, theMore »

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