Author Archives: Gavin Larsen

Be the Ultimate Understudy

Boston Ballet’s Lauren Herfindahl is a dance-world rarity: an artist who actually likes understudying, a task most dancers see asMore »

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Full House

Choreographer Matthew Neenan, who danced in Pennsylvania Ballet’s corps, was eager to include plenty of dancers in his first workMore »

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Movin’ On Up

Amanda Garcia started dancing at Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Centre in Plano, TX, as an intermediate-level 12-year-old. But Prodigy’sMore »

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Audition Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

No matter how experienced you are, auditions are scary. And the pressure to be eye-catching in a room full ofMore »

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From Dancer to Choreographer

Dana Foglia had a stressful first outing as a choreographer. As a longtime commercial dancer, she wasn’t used to beingMore »

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Should You Try Homeschooling?

When dance is your passion, the thought of trading in your regular school day for more hours at the studioMore »

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