Author Archives: Margaret Fuhrer

About Margaret Fuhrer

Margaret Fuhrer is Dance Spirit's associate editor.

Lovely Leslie Caron

Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era. How wonderful must it have been in the 1950s, when … Continue reading

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More NYCB Goodness

There’s all kinds of New York City Ballet news this week! Yesterday, we heard about Henry Leutwyler’s new book of … Continue reading

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A Backstage Pass

There’s something about the onstage glamour and sparkle of ballet that makes peeks at ballet dancers’ backstage lives extra thrilling. … Continue reading

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Brace Yourselves: It’s Nutcracker Time

The last Thanksgiving leftovers have been eaten. The Black Friday deals have come and gone. The Christmas season is, in … Continue reading

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iLuminate Lights Up the Stage

Nothing spices up a dance performance like great lighting—especially when that lighting is on the dancers. Innovative group iLuminate performs … Continue reading

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Turns Out Parrots Can Actually Shake Their Tail Feathers

What a week for dance and science, eh? A few days ago we told you about scientists using dancers to … Continue reading

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