Author Archives: Rachel Zar

I Dreamed a Dream

The night before every big competition, 14-year-old Tessa Wilkinson, who dances with Plumb Performing Arts Center in Scottsdale, AZ, hasMore »

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A Whole New Maddie

About a year ago, Maddie Ziegler received a life-changing message…via Twitter. Edgy Australian musician Sia, who’d become a fan ofMore »

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Making Time for Musicals

Picture this: Your high school drama club is about to do West Side Story, and you know you’re destined toMore »

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“I Am the Bald Ballerina”

At the beginning of 2014, Maggie Kudirka was living her dream. The lifelong dancer had just made it into NYC’sMore »

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When Your Period Disappears

Nobody likes having a period. It’s messy, it’s often painful and it doesn’t go well with a leotard and tights.More »

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Breast Assured

Girls know that growing up means growing breasts. But for dancers, going through this change can be extra awkward—especially sinceMore »

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