Category Archives: Off the Record

Alicia Graf

Alicia Graf mesmerized NYC dance audiences from the first moment she stretched her ridiculously long and lithe limbs onstage. Growing … Continue reading

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Dancing With Scoliosis

Faye Hideko Warren has dealt with more serious physical ailments at the start of her career than many dancers do … Continue reading

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Sarah Christine Smith on Her First Year Dancing in L.A.

“Mom, Dad—I got a yearlong scholarship to study at the EDGE! I’m moving to Hollywood!” When you’re 17, it sounds … Continue reading

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East Side/West Side Story

As a ballet and modern student at North Carolina School of the Arts, I was taught that hip hop, jazz, … Continue reading

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ABT Corps Member Matthew Murphy on Dealing with Illness

Last April, I was at the end of a two-month world tour with American Ballet Theatre. I had two weeks … Continue reading

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Meet Blind Dancer Darren Hatch

Darren Hatch isn’t your average dancer. A college student who plans to pursue a PhD in speech therapy, Darren suffers … Continue reading

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