Author Archives: Sarah Jarrett

Dancing With Scoliosis

Faye Hideko Warren has dealt with more serious physical ailments at the start of her career than many dancers do … Continue reading

Posted in Off the Record

In the Ring With Circus Director Shanda Sawyer

Street Start: At 14, Sawyer and her older sister began The Rom, a dance company that combined “soap-opera story lines” … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

What it Takes to be a Dance Studio Owner

Former Radio City Rockette KC Cherie Bennett and her cousin Michael Beau O’Neill, a personal trainer with a BA in … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

What it Takes to be an On-Air Commentator for a Dance TV Show

The Premise While you’ve been watching Kelly, Ruben and Fantasia battle it out on “American Idol,” Australians have had their … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

Dealing With Jealousy

When Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Carla Körbes was 15, she had a crash course in jealousy. While training in her … Continue reading

Posted in Mind, Your Body

Give Me A Break

How bad would an ulcer have to get before you stayed home from class? If you’re like former Ailey School … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Your Body