Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

“Dance Moms” Wants You!

Calling all comp kids! Are you dreaming of making your small-screen debut? If you think your leaps are as strong … Continue reading

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Go Backstage with Little Miss Sunshine’s 9-Year-Old Star

Get ready, Broadway: There’s a new kid on the block! This season on the Great White Way has been all … Continue reading

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Ivan Koumaev Gets His Ninja On

OK, so I’m not super into video games—unless we’re talking Mario Kart, because I’ll challenge you to a race right … Continue reading

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The Layout

JAKOB SAYS: “The key to the perfect layout is timing. Your head and leg need to hit the final position … Continue reading

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Win an Authographed Photo of Maddie Ziegler + a “Team Maddie” Bracelet!

Are you obsessed with Maddie Ziegler? Twelve lucky readers will win an autographed photo of the “Dance Moms” star and … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy!

Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy by Elizabeth Kiem follows 17-year-old Marina, a student at the Bolshoi Ballet School in the Soviet … Continue reading

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