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.

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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If Hollywood has a fairy godmother, she must be working overtime for the film Dreamgirls, as the holiday release boastsMore »

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