Author Archives: Kathryn Holmes

7 Tips to Help You Stay in Peak Performance Shape While Touring

Many dancers dream of going on tour and performing for packed houses in glamorous cities around the world, but touringMore »

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Modern choreographer Lizzie Leopold documents her creative process

Lizzie Leopold, 24, has already done what it takes many dancers decades to do: After graduating from the University ofMore »

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Catherine Hurlin

Catherine Hurlin has long limbs, sky-high extensions and super-archy feet, complemented by a keen sense of line and port deMore »

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Up Close and Personal: Intimate Choreography

Picture this: Three couples—one heterosexual, one lesbian and one gay—perform a whirlwind of passionate movement, with the dancers embracing, liftingMore »

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Making Contact: Preparing for Intimate Partnering Work

Try these exercises in preparation for intimate partnering work. If you’re feeling nervous about the “touching” part of partnering work,More »

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Meet Clara

You might not guess it if you saw her perform today, but Elizabeth Gaither of The Washington Ballet started herMore »

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