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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. EveryMore »

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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 hadMore »

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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 theMore »

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Survival Skills: A Teen Dancer Talks About her Fight with Cancer

In the fall of 2009, dancer Emily Amador was entering her senior year of high school and her final yearMore »

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A Downtown Modern Dancer’s First Year in NYC

I carve out some space in the studio at 890 Broadway to learn the across-the-floor combination in Christine Wright’s 12More »

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Short Stature, Long Career

“Well, Baryshnikov is short.” I’ve been hearing that since age 10, when I moved to NYC from Israel to studyMore »

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