Category Archives: How To

Shooting Star: Whitney Jensen

There’s a sort of old-world elegance about Boston Ballet’s Whitney Jensen. With her willowy frame and porcelain-doll face, she looks … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, New Stories We Love

It’s Tony Time!

The Tony Awards celebrate Broadway’s best and brightest. This year, they’ll be broadcast live from NYC on June 8, hosted … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

Backstage at Aladdin

We ain’t never had friends like the four swings—Mike Cannon, Lauryn Ciardullo, Michael Mindlin and Jennifer Rias—who showed us the … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Musical Theater

Tap the Tale

We’ve all been captivated by dances that skillfully blend beautiful technique with an engaging storyline: classic ballets, rousing Broadway numbers, … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Tap

Mastering Adagio

In Act II of Giselle, the ballerina stands center stage and dances an adagio—without a partner. She has to control … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet, How To

The “I” in Team

You’re used to dancing solos at competition, but now you’ve been cast in a large group piece. Or maybe you’re … Continue reading

Posted in Competition, Dance Team, How To, Mind, New Stories We Love, Your Body