Category Archives: New Stories We Love

Dancing in a Shifting World

When Brilynn Rakes was two months old, her parents noticed something different about her eyes: They were constantly shaking back … Continue reading

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“Now We’re Ready to Grow”

Here’s what you already know about Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: It’s a company of unique, thoughtful, brilliant dancers. It has … Continue reading

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The 10 Things I Can’t Live Without

If you’ve seen Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” video (or read our May/June 2013 issue!), you’ll recognize backup dancer extraordinaire Ashley Everett. … Continue reading

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That Time I Face-Planted Onstage

All of us—even the dance world’s biggest stars—have had less-than-awesome performance moments. We asked seven professionals to share their most … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Love Tap

1. Tap is by the people, for the people. Anyone can tap: young, old, skinny, fat, tall, short. There’s no … Continue reading

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I Wanna Be a Rockette

It was a warm day in April, but at Radio City Music Hall people were already getting into the holiday … Continue reading

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