Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 5

The principal level is the rank every dancer aspires to. But what really goes on once they get there? This … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 4

This week’s episode is all about the soloist rank—or as the dancers refer to it, “purgatory.” While they may be … Continue reading

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Madame Tussauds Wax Rockette Gets a Makeover

In case you haven’t noticed: the DS editors get pretty excited when Radio City Christmas Spectacular season rolls around, which … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 3

This waiting a full week between episodes of “city.ballet” thing has been hard: Did Silas Farley and Claire Von Enck … Continue reading

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Go Behind the Scenes with Amy and Fik-Shun

Making it to the Top 20 of “So You Think You Can Dance” is really, really hard, so most will … Continue reading

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A Look at “city.ballet.” Episode 2

While it may be tempting to watch the entire season of “city.ballet” in one sitting (OK, it’s near impossible not … Continue reading

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