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.

Golden Girl

Will “WilldaBeast” Adams calls Jade Chynoweth “the Olympian of dance”—and it’s not hard to see why. She’s definitely got theMore »

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#Twinsies

How did hip-hop prodigies Taylor Hatala and Larsen Thompson become the “Fraternal Twins”? Well, let’s see: Both are rising starsMore »

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Two-Stepping

From YouTube to the boob tube, Keone and Mari Madrid seem to be everywhere these days—and that’s just the wayMore »

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Electric “Youth”

  Choreographer Kyle Hanagami rarely holds casting calls: He’s already got an awesome crew of seven dancers who star inMore »

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High Strung’s High Drama

Here’s a recipe for a delicious dance movie mash-up: Gather a gaggle of gorgeous ballerinas and a few top-notch hip-hopMore »

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The Circuit Breakers

Imagine getting the chance to be choreographed on by Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo, and then performing in front of NigelMore »

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