Category Archives: Branch Out

Athletic Trainer Megan Richardson

Ballet Hispanico dancer Jessica Batten had never experienced an acute injury—until last May. Jessica was performing a petit allegro combination … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

NYCB Dancer-Turned-Singer Genevieve Labean

When Genevieve Labean was a corps member with New York City Ballet, she was cast in a role that led … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

From Pointe to PR

Equipped with a dance background, an entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of persistence, former ballet dancer April Thibeault started her … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

In the Ring With Circus Director Shanda Sawyer

Street Start: At 14, Sawyer and her older sister began The Rom, a dance company that combined “soap-opera story lines” … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

What it Takes to be a Dancewear Designer

When Kelsey Byerly started making her own uniquely styled leotards while studying in the Joffrey Ballet School/New School University BFA … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

What It’s Really Like to Write About Dance For a Living

Most dance writers have formal training in both dance and journalism, but when Asimina Chremos joined the Time Out Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out