Category Archives: New Stories We Love

That Pivotal Moment

Some professional dancers can pinpoint the exact second they were inspired to pursue a career in dance. Others feel they’ve … Continue reading

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Be a Master of Disguise

Baby, you were born this way! Even though not every dancer has the “ideal” build, all dancers can learn to … Continue reading

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Working One-on-One

When Pennsylvania Ballet corps member Elizabeth Wallace was in seventh grade, she decided to enroll in private lessons with her … Continue reading

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From the Stage to the Page

Last February, Tim Federle’s debut novel, Better Nate Than Ever, hit bookstores. The Dance Spirit editors were charmed by Federle’s … Continue reading

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The Worst Audition of My Life

Seven dancers share their biggest audition mishaps—and how they pulled through. Lockhart Brownlie commercial dancer I went to an audition … Continue reading

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Make Way for Juliet

In the summer of 2012, Juliet Doherty gave a talk at a TEDx conference in her hometown of Albuquerque, NM. … Continue reading

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