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What It’s Like to Study Ballet in Russia, as an American

In May 2004, at 22, I was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study classical ballet and the Russian pedagogical approach … Continue reading

Posted in Dancer's Diary

Photographer Erin Baiano

Erin Baiano stands by a window at a photo shoot, calling out directions in two different languages: a dancer’s and … Continue reading

Posted in Branch Out

Become a Competition Judge

If you’ve ever attended a dance competition, or even watched one on TV, you’re familiar with the ever-present panel of … 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

Posted in Off the Record

Nab an Assistant Teacher Gig

Have you ever wondered who those extra dancers are in the front of your class? They’re probably the teacher’s assistants. … Continue reading

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Mythili Prakash

During her performance at Joe’s Pub in NYC last summer, 26-year-old Mythili Prakash appeared onstage wearing a vibrant fuchsia costume … Continue reading

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