Author Archives: Julie Diana

About Julie Diana

Julie Diana is a principal dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet. She holds a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania and writes for various dance publications.

Julie Diana

With her polished technique and serenely regal stage presence, Julie Diana is elegance personified. Originally from Summit, NJ, Diana studied … Continue reading

Posted in Letter To My Teenage Self

Pointe Shoes 101

I slept in my first pair of pointe shoes. At least, I tried to sleep in them. I actually woke … Continue reading

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Lauren Fadeley: Pennsylvania Prodigy

Draped in yellow chiffon and crowned with pin curls and daisies, Lauren Fadeley lies on the floor center stage and … Continue reading

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Leta Biasucci

Leta Biasucci’s passion for dance is obvious as she flies through the air in a grand jeté. Her jump is … Continue reading

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