Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

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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A Luvabull in Love

I admit it: I’m a sucker for dance-tastic marriage proposals. And it turns out, the internet is, too. It’s rare … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 8: Male Dancers

This one’s all about the boys! What’s it really like to partner New York City Ballet’s tutu-clad ballerinas? And how … Continue reading

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