Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

“SYTYCD” Season 9: The Top 8 Perform

My first thought while watching last night’s episode was that there are so few dancers left! How did this happen? … Continue reading

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“Dance Moms: New Girl in Town” Recap

Last week we got to see another side of the Abby Lee Dance Company—the recital side. We also got to … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Want Free Classes?

Are you in NYC? Do you enjoy free things? OK, that second question was rhetorical—of course you do! And you’re … Continue reading

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The Dirt with Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain, Emma Dumont and Kaitlyn Jenkins of “Bunheads”

If you’re like the DS staff, you’re already obsessed with “Bunheads,” the new ballet-centric show on ABC Family. What’s not … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution…

The wait is over: The fourth Step Up installment (in 3-D, of course) is here! Step Up Revolution takes the … Continue reading

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Chatting with Nigel Lythgoe about “A Chance to Dance”

We know you’ve got a lot of reality dance shows to watch this year—“So You Think You Can Dance,” “Dancing … Continue reading

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