Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

Win a Copy of Newsies: Stories of the Unlikely Broadway Hit!

Are you obsessed with the Broadway musical Newsies? Then it’s safe to say you’ll be equally obsessed with the new … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 11: Injuries

Ouch! Getting injured is the absolute worst fear of most professional dancers. How do dancers in recovery cope? This episode … Continue reading

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Harry Shum Jr.’s Message to Those Who Are Shy

Harry Shum Jr., who we’ve been stalking for years—first as a nameless silhouette in an iPod commercial, then as Mike … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 10: Swan Lake

In this episode, we get to see what really goes into dancing a full-length story ballet. And Swan Lake is … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 9: Partnering

It takes two to tango, so this week’s installment of online reality show “city.ballet.” gives us the inside scoop on … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to Ellen

We just couldn’t let the year end without giving one final shout out to Ellen Degeneres. Basically, she wins 2013. … Continue reading

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