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.

Role Reversal

The golden rule of any audition is to impress the choreographer. But did you know there is another set ofMore »

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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 responsibilitiesMore »

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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 isMore »

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Cha Cha Chelsie Hightower

For a national ballroom champion and seasoned competitor, trying out for “So You Think You Can Dance” could have beenMore »

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Chantal Robson

On MTV’s new dating show “My Own,” enthusiastic wannabes are transformed into carbon copies of the pop stars they idolize,More »

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Q&A with Tony Testa

Ever read those lists of things to do before you grow old? Well, Tony Testa seems to have done themMore »

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