Author Archives: Kathryn Holmes

Beat Bullying

Imagine that you’re in ballet class, working on your triple pirouettes. As your teacher watches you and gives you pointers, … Continue reading

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A Star Is Born

Most dancers only get one “moment” per season of “So You Think You Can Dance.” But Melanie Moore seemed to … Continue reading

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Stress Less

You’ve got a huge exam and a 20-page research paper due this week, and your ballet teacher has added extra … Continue reading

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I Love My NYC

Four dancers share what they love most about the Big Apple, from studios and theaters to restaurants and recreation.   … Continue reading

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I’m with the Band

“Let’s kick it off with an eight-bar intro, and then go straight to the chorus. The instruments can solo on … Continue reading

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Dealing with Criticism

Picture yourself in class, admiring your reflection in the mirror after you finally execute a quadruple pirouette. You’ve been working … Continue reading

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