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Food Fight

“I get embarrassed when I order a larger meal than my friends when we’re out together,” says 16-year-old dancer Harmony*,More »

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Beat Bullying

Imagine that you’re in ballet class, working on your triple pirouettes. As your teacher watches you and gives you pointers,More »

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Dealing with Criticism

Picture yourself in class, admiring your reflection in the mirror after you finally execute a quadruple pirouette. You’ve been workingMore »

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911: My Best Friend Quit!

When I was 16, my best friend quit dance. She wanted to be a cheerleader and participate in student government—activitiesMore »

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Up Close and Personal: Intimate Choreography

Picture this: Three couples—one heterosexual, one lesbian and one gay—perform a whirlwind of passionate movement, with the dancers embracing, liftingMore »

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Making Contact: Preparing for Intimate Partnering Work

Try these exercises in preparation for intimate partnering work. If you’re feeling nervous about the “touching” part of partnering work,More »

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