Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

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

Are Periods Cramping Your Style?

There’s no doubt about it: Periods aren’t fun. From pesky PMS to tampon woes, getting your period every month can … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Your Body

Jessica Pariseau

Jessica Pariseau is no stranger to the sultry, shadowy world of Cabaret. This triple threat got her first taste of … Continue reading

Posted in The Dirt, Who's Hot

You Gotta Have Heart (and Lights)

(Note: Heart and Lights was postponed until further notice after this article was written.) For the Rockette-obsessed, waiting to see … Continue reading

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Misty Copeland

It’s no wonder Misty Copeland is a role model for countless aspiring ballerinas. Misty didn’t take her first dance class … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

March Madness on Broadway!

Broadway’s getting a serious makeover this month, with many exciting shows opening across NYC. In addition to revivals of Les … Continue reading

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