Category Archives: Off the Record

Pointe-ing to a Greener World

It all started with a question in an old issue of Pointe magazine: “I feel bad sending all of my … Continue reading

Posted in Off the Record, Who's Hot

When Surgery Is Your Only Option

For dancers, the decision to undergo surgery can be frightening. The time spent in recovery seems like an eternity when … Continue reading

Posted in Off the Record, Uncategorized

Dance on Wheels

Dance was always my thing. I started jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and ballet classes at age 3 at Monterey Stars in … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Off the Record, Who's Hot

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

Posted in New Stories We Love, Off the Record, Who's Hot

Bullies Didn’t Break Me

Seventeen-year-old Maya* was bullied all through middle school. Here, she shares her struggle to rise above it and move on. … Continue reading

Posted in Off the Record, Who's Hot

Starving Artist

I wish I could say I didn’t fulfill the dancer-with-an-eating-disorder cliché, but I can’t. My struggle started when I was … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Off the Record, Uncategorized, Who's Hot