Author Archives: Jen Jones Donatelli

About Jen Jones Donatelli

Jen Jones Donatelli is a freelance writer based in L.A. She is a regular contributor to Dance Spirit, Dance Magazine and Dance Teacher.

Ricky’s Reign

Call it the “So You Think You Can Dance” generation: Dancers who’ve been inspired by the hit Fox series since … Continue reading

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Crazy in Love

Mark Kanemura & Jeremy Hudson It’s the day before Valentine’s Day, and Mark Kanemura and Jeremy Hudson are holding hands … Continue reading

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Be a Master of Disguise

Baby, you were born this way! Even though not every dancer has the “ideal” build, all dancers can learn to … Continue reading

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Reality TV Secrets Revealed

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably glued to the screen anytime a reality dance show is on. Then you … Continue reading

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In the Circle

From under-the-radar local gatherings to high-profile competitions like the Red Bull BC One and France’s Juste Debout, dancers all over … Continue reading

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You’re Doing It Wrong

There are two words no dance hopeful wants to hear: “rookie mistake.” Even if you have fierce fouettés and super-pointy … Continue reading

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