Author Archives: Katie Rolnick

About Katie Rolnick

Katie Rolnick is a former DS editor.

Cover Model Search Finalist: Patricia Zhou

When Patricia Zhou was 12 years old, she got to take class at the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy (BDA). At … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Cover Model Search Finalist: Emily James

Emily James has a lean, long-limbed frame, and when she dances, her arms and legs stretch out farther than seems … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Meet the 2010 Cover Model Search Finalists

The winner of Dance Spirit’s fifth annual Cover Model Search will grace the cover of the October issue, making her … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Cover Model Search Finalist: Alexa Anderson

In a crowded studio at Broadway Dance Center, Sheryl Murakami teaches her jazz funk combination quickly—but 17-year-old Alexa Anderson has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Where There’s A Will…

When Lauren Gottlieb was 7 years old, she started taking jazz and tap classes at Dance Action in Scottsdale, AZ—and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Show Tap: A Spectacular Style

In the final number of the movie musical Broadway Melody of 1940, Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy’s feet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized