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.

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

Posted in Get A Job

Cha Cha Chelsie Hightower

For a national ballroom champion and seasoned competitor, trying out for “So You Think You Can Dance” could have been … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

Posted in You Should Know

Q&A with Tony Testa

Ever read those lists of things to do before you grow old? Well, Tony Testa seems to have done them … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To

Dreamgirls

If Hollywood has a fairy godmother, she must be working overtime for the film Dreamgirls, as the holiday release boasts … Continue reading

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Travis Wall’s Turning Tips

  Since “So You Think You Can Dance” concluded last August, life has been moving at warp speed for runner-up … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To