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.

Scholarship Savvy

When Chelsea Thedinga was 16, she won a scholarship from West Coast Dance Explosion that gave her a passport toMore »

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The Checklist of Champions: Getting Organized Before Nationals

Imagine that you’re standing in the wings at Nationals, ready to rock your tap number. Just as you’re about toMore »

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Hefa Goes to Hollywood

Any Jennifer Lopez audition is bound to be intimidating. But when it’s one of your first big auditions? And you’reMore »

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Nakul Dev Mahajan: The Mastermind Behind Bollywood

The red-hot Bollywood routines choreographed by Nakul Dev Mahajan for the past three seasons of “So You Think You CanMore »

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Super Freaks

Now that reality show celebrities are practically a dime a dozen, their stars tend to dim once the proverbial 15More »

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Strike a Pose: Meet Model and Dancer, Lisa Byrnes

Ever sat by the phone waiting for word on that big audition? Well, what if you couldn’t get the phoneMore »

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