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.

Help, I Have to Freestyle!

It was the audition of a lifetime. I’d always dreamed of being a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. Though I knew theMore »

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Getting an Agent

You hear stories about now-famous actors and models being “discovered”—but does that happen to dancers, too? As Aimee Otte canMore »

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One-Girl Revolution

Kathryn McCormick’s dance life seems pretty fairytale-esque: The 22-year-old native of Augusta, GA, was the top girl on “So YouMore »

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Acting Out

Whether they’re kick-ball-changing into your living room on “Glee” or tearing up the silver screen in Step Up Revolution, dancersMore »

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It Takes Two: tWitch and Allison’s Love Story

The story of Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Allison Holker’s relationship reads like the plot of a “So You Think YouMore »

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Why Rock of Ages Rocks

From Hairspray to Chicago, we’ve eagerly followed some of our Broadway favorites to the big screen—and Rock of Ages isMore »

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