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.

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 Can … Continue reading

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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 15 … Continue reading

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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 phone … Continue reading

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Role Reversal

The golden rule of any audition is to impress the choreographer. But did you know there is another set of … Continue reading

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The Formula for a Successful Relationship with Your Agent

For a dance career to take off in Los Angeles, it’s crucial for dancers to understand the expectations and responsibilities … Continue reading

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Going Pro: Industrials

The word industrial usually conjures up images of gritty smokestacks and rough factory workers. To dancers, however, an industrial is … Continue reading

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