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Choreographer’s Collage: Al Blackstone

Al Blackstone is one of the fastest-rising choreographers in the industry, creating one successful piece after another. After making hisMore »

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Shank Strategies

Super-hard shanks can make new pointe shoes feel like bricks on your feet. That’s why dancers have come up withMore »

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Full House

Choreographer Matthew Neenan, who danced in Pennsylvania Ballet’s corps, was eager to include plenty of dancers in his first workMore »

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Put an Irish Spring in Your Steps

In 1995, the iconic show Riverdance introduced a global audience to the distinctive form of Irish step dance, with itsMore »

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When All the World’s a Crowded Ballroom

“I vividly remember my first convention,” says choreographic superstar Brian Friedman. “I was 10 years old and so eager toMore »

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Your First Pointe Shoe Fitting

Your teacher has finally given you the OK to go on pointe! As any experienced ballet dancer will tell you,More »

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