Category Archives: How To

Inside The Vaganova Academy

The Vaganova Ballet Academy, based in St. Petersburg, Russia, is nearly as old as ballet itself. Through the centuries, czars … Continue reading

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Flipping Out

AC Ciulla was 19 and had just moved to NYC when he scored his first commercial gig, a J.C. Penney … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, How To

A Peek Inside the Beijing Dance Academy

Beijing is an early-to-rise kind of city, and the students at the Beijing Dance Academy are no exception. At 6:30 … Continue reading

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Nakul Dev Mahajan: The Mastermind Behind Bollywood

The red-hot Bollywood routines choreographed by Nakul Dev Mahajan for the past three seasons of “So You Think You Can … Continue reading

Posted in World Dance

The Royal Ballet School

It’s Monday morning at London’s Royal Ballet School, where nearly life-size photographs of legendary ballerina Margot Fonteyn guard the foyer. … Continue reading

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Going It Alone: Competing Without Your Studio

You and 20 teammates have just hit the final pose of your production number. The audience—full of your studio’s supporters—is … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, How To