Category Archives: Branch Out

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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Raising the Barre on Studio Snacks

When Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley fell in love with dance—and each other—they had no idea their passion would result … Continue reading

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From the Stage to the Studio

When she was 10, Genevieve Custer Weeks founded a fantasy dance studio in a corner of her basement. Her parents … Continue reading

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From Dancer to Director

Of the 241 films that have grossed more than $100 million in the last decade, five have been directed by … Continue reading

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Strike a Pose: Meet Model and Dancer, Lisa Byrnes

Ever sat by the phone waiting for word on that big audition? Well, what if you couldn’t get the phone … Continue reading

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Dancer/Composer Aaron Severini

Aaron Severini claims the beginning of his dance career was one of those “normal, classic stories”: Boy watches sister do … Continue reading

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