Author Archives: Margaret Fuhrer

About Margaret Fuhrer

Margaret Fuhrer is Dance Spirit's associate editor.

Maurice Sendak and Dance

I feel like we lost a part of our collective childhood yesterday when Maurice Sendak passed away. Who didn’t grow … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars

How amazing is the treasure trove of dance videos available online? This morning, DS editor Michael Bailey stumbled upon a … Continue reading

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In Which We Discover that Ballet Can Improve Body Checking

For years we’ve heard about football players taking ballet classes to improve their flexibility and agility. It’s a trend I … Continue reading

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Your New Favorite Workout?

We all know that dancers need to cross-train. But do you find yourself dreading trips to the gym? Cringing when … Continue reading

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tWitch’s Tiara Moment with Sophia Grace and Rosie

If you’re not already familiar/in love with Ellen Show celebabies Sophia Grace and Rosie, please click here, here and here. … Continue reading

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Guess Those Feet!

Nothing says “dancer” like a borderline-unhealthy obsession with feet—beautiful, pointy, archy feet. Ballet dancers are particularly foot-centric. In fact, some … Continue reading

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