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.

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 is … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

Find Your Frame

When reality TV star Kristin Cavallari stepped onto the dance floor to perform during the second week of “Dancing with … Continue reading

Posted in Ballroom

Dangerous Dieting

At 13 years old, Mackenzie* was like lots of other dancers her age. Having trained in jazz, tap and ballet … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Nutrition, Uncategorized

Double Take

With technology, pretty much anything is possible onscreen these days—but no visual effects can compare to the feeling of watching … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

Working in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada

Ever wonder why so many dancers are flocking to Las Vegas to find work? Us, too. To find out what … Continue reading

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Ballroom Basics

Whatever your specialty as a dancer, there’s no doubt being well-rounded will get you far, and ballroom dance is an … Continue reading

Posted in Ballroom, How To