Author Archives: Helen Hope Rolfe

About Helen Hope Rolfe

Helen Rolfe is an assistant editor at Dance Spirit.

We’re Dreaming of Australia & It’s All David Hallberg’s Fault

My ballet boyfriend David Hallberg has a new love Down Under, and it’s low-key breaking my heart. Okay, I’ll be aMore »

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These Dads Doing Ballet Are Both Adorable and Hilarious

As a Valentine’s Day special event last week, the Philadelphia Dance Center invited aspiring ballerinas’ dads to take class. The resultsMore »

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Michelle Dorrance Is a Choreographer AND a Composer

First, a confession: I’m a sucker for site-specific dance. Maybe what I love most is how a site-specific piece makes youMore »

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Jason Samuels Smith Is So Many #Goals

It’s no secret that we at Dance Spirit love us some Jason Samuels Smith. Exhibit A? His holy-throwback May/June 2004 cover:More »

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Dress the Part

In this month’s fashion feature, channel your favorite classical ballet heroines in these princess-perfect tutus. (All photos by Jayme Thornton)

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Exclusive #BTS of Bandstand with Andy Blankenbuehler

Backstage at BroadwayCon 2017, Hamilton‘s Tony-winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler told DS all about his new Broadway show Bandstand, which starts previews March 31. SetMore »

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