Category Archives: Dancer’s Diary

Jakob Karr is Bad to the Bone

When Jakob Karr stepped on the stage in New Orleans to audition for “So You Think You Can Dance” Season … Continue reading

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What it’s Really Like for Males in your Studio

I feel their eyes on me. Did I miss a step? I have too much makeup on, don’t I? Is … Continue reading

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Modern choreographer Lizzie Leopold documents her creative process

Lizzie Leopold, 24, has already done what it takes many dancers decades to do: After graduating from the University of … Continue reading

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Audition Adventures Abroad

Though Spenser Theberge took his first ballet class only because his gymnastics training required it, he quickly discovered that dance … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love: American Keenan Kampa studies at the renowned Vaganova Academy

With her mile-long legs and ridiculously archy feet, Keenan Kampa is the ideal ballet student. But though her technique is … Continue reading

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A High School Dance Diary

As many aspiring dancers know, juggling school and dance can be a challenge. But for 17-year-old Amanda Winkler, the two … Continue reading

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