Category Archives: Off the Record

Dancing with Diabetes

Olivia Mendez, 15, has a big dream: She wants to become a professional commercial dancer one day. And with her … Continue reading

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True Grit

At 21 years old, Evan Ruggiero has the talent, drive and training to make it big on Broadway. The catch? … Continue reading

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Inside the Life of a Successful Comp Kid

At 16, Katie Wolfe’s life revolves around competitions and conventions. When she isn’t competing in her hometown of Las Vegas, … Continue reading

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Starving for Perfection

When I was 10 years old, I only knew one thing about the professional dance world: ballerinas weren’t fat. Every … Continue reading

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Alex Wong’s Road to Recovery

Last summer, during “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 7, I was riding high. The judges and audience had … Continue reading

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Breaking Free

Nico Li is living a modern dancer’s dream. She spends her days rehearsing with NYC-based SYREN Modern Dance. In the … Continue reading

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