Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

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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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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