Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

Neil Haskell

America fell in love with Neil Haskell on “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 3—but the talented technician has … Continue reading

Posted in The Dirt, Who's Hot

Dancing in a Shifting World

When Brilynn Rakes was two months old, her parents noticed something different about her eyes: They were constantly shaking back … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Off the Record, Who's Hot

A “Dance212″ Reunion

For six seasons, online reality show “Dance212” has shown us what it’s really like to be a dancer living, training … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 12: Finale

For those who’ve followed along in my one-episode-per-week challenge, this week is for the very last episode of “city.ballet.” For … Continue reading

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Cuban Fury Will Bring Salsa to the Big Screen

A new dance movie, Cuban Fury, is coming to a theater near you this April! I caught a preview of the flick … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

Last year, Tim Federle’s debut novel, Better Nate Than Ever, hit bookstores. The Dance Spirit editors were charmed by Federle’s … Continue reading

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