Category Archives: Who’s Hot

Shayla-Vie Jenkins

Bill T. Jones dancer Shayla-Vie Jenkins is a collection of opposites: majestic yet modest, poised yet relaxed, explosive yet contained. … Continue reading

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Sean Lew

No matter the style, 12-year-old Sean Lew attacks every movement with technique and flair. Sean landed his first professional gig … Continue reading

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Michelle Fleet

Michelle Fleet makes intricate choreography look as natural as breathing. A 12-year veteran of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Fleet … Continue reading

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Sydney Burtis

Audiences around the U.S. may know Sydney Burtis as ballet girl Keeley Gibson from the national Broadway tour of Billy … Continue reading

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From the Stage to the Page

Last February, Tim Federle’s debut novel, Better Nate Than Ever, hit bookstores. The Dance Spirit editors were charmed by Federle’s … Continue reading

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Ray Leeper

If you’re a convention kid, surely you know Ray Leeper. As executive director of NUVO Dance Convention and co-director of … Continue reading

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