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Going Pro: Backup Dancer

L.A. is the place to be if your professional goal is to dance onstage behind your favorite pop star, or … Continue reading

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In the Ring With Circus Director Shanda Sawyer

Street Start: At 14, Sawyer and her older sister began The Rom, a dance company that combined “soap-opera story lines” … Continue reading

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How to Get Gigs as a Guest Artist

Looking for some extra income over the holidays? Consider performing as a guest artist with a studio or regional dance … Continue reading

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Choreographer Jeri Slaughter on Hitting it Big

Starting Out First Gig: At 12 years old, Slaughter stopped playing sports so he could join Kid’s Jam, a youth … Continue reading

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Rockette Lindsay and Mystere Dancer Arnaud

Making Up Arnaud spends hours transforming into the Green Lizard. During the past month, Arnaud Bertrand’s gig as the Green … Continue reading

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What it Takes to be a Dancewear Designer

When Kelsey Byerly started making her own uniquely styled leotards while studying in the Joffrey Ballet School/New School University BFA … Continue reading

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