Category Archives: New Stories We Love

They Are the Champions

Imagine an artist with the technique of a classical ballerina, the jaw-dropping athleticism of a b-girl, the charisma of a … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

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

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

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

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

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

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

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

Posted in Branch Out, New Stories We Love, Who's Hot

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

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized