Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

Fresh Voices: Meet 13 Hot Young Choreographers

  Kyle Hanagami “I feel like the one thing I was brought into this world to do is choreograph,” Kyle … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Who's Hot

Making a Floor Plan

There are tons of amazing things about conventions—the celebrity teachers, the variety of styles taught, the chance to bond with … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To

Around the World in 80 Pliés

James Boyd wears  through suitcases almost as quickly as he wears through jazz shoes. “I’m already on my fourth—and this … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

From A to Zit

It always seems to happen at the worst time: Just as you’re getting ready for a first date or an … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Your Body

Are You Guilty?

Whether it’s your first Broadway audition or your 171st, you’ll most likely leave wondering whether you did everything you could … Continue reading

Posted in Get A Job, How To, Musical Theater

This Dancer’s Not Just Fighting Cancer—She’s Grand Jetéing Over It

Every so often, a dancer comes along who not only impresses us with her power on the dance floor, but … Continue reading

Posted in News