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The Gift of Dance
The power of movement runs deeper than you may think.
Movin' In: Movin' Out
Twyla Tharp and Billy Joel rock Broadway with a new kind of musical.
Nutritional information that will help you weigh your decision.
Don't Lei Around, Hula!
Before there was written language in Hawaii, Hula was the main form of expression on the islands.
If high kicks are one of the high points in your routine, here are eight ways to improve yours.
Nine L.A.-based choreographers who are about to make it big.
Stage fight dos and dont's for dancers.
Lost in L.A.?
Even though you don't see a lot of jazz in L.A., the soulful style is still a part of the scene.
Breaking past some of ballet's boundaries, a west coast retreat challenges choreographers to push further.
Tinseltown's Tap Timeline
See how and when seven stars tap danced their way into the cinemas during the twentieth century.
Facing the Music
Your expressions go a long way toward reaching audiences when dancing lyrical.
Be Our Guest
Nervous about taking class from guest teachers? here's how to master the experience.
Esprit de Corps
A golden opportunity awaits you at comps and conventions.
Introduce your taste buds to soy for a versatile alternative to dairy.
Get pointers from the lessons learned by one team on its rise to title-holding status.
5th Year Anniversary Year
A look back on Dance Spirit's first five years.
Professional Companies' September 11 Tributes.
Back to Class
From starting late to Majoring in Dance.
The Higher-Ed Guide
Over 330 higher-ed options.
Dishing with the first grads of the Ailey/Fordham BFA program.
July / August
Eight Broadway dynamos dish on the real deal.
New Kids on the Scene: NYC
Are you itchin' to get to the big city and live your dancing dream? Find out how others did it.
Broadway's Eponine is keen on smoothies.
Get in the know: There's more to your hip that just a ball and socket.
Don't sit around waiting for the call—entrepreneurial dancers take it to the streets.
May / June
Dou Dou Huang soars to the top.
If your studio takes a break, turn your living room into a classroom.
Sarah Hughes is comfortable in ballet slippers, too.
All That Jazz
Putting moves to the music—check out how they counted it out in days gone by.
Sowing seeds of tradition: Native American grass dance.
Two dance doubles describe the ins and outs of shadowing film stars.
Partnering a prop can be problematic, but preparation and practice will put you on top.
Wake up to the facts about sleep and become a better snoozer.
On the World Stage
Cambodian dance defies the destruction of recent history.
A NYC choreography series gives modern dancemakers a place to start.
Backin' Up Britney
Charissa Seaman on what it's like dancing with Britney.
Don't throw that program away! Memorabilia helps to preserve dance.
Bed, Board & Ballet
When your passion for dance lands you in a conservatory.
Career Guide 2002
Thirty-nine professionals share the ups and downs of their dance-related careers.
Pump up your knowledge about the greener side of food, so you know you're getting your quota.
"Second Company" doesn't mean second best.
Rock Your Regionals
Rev up for Regionals with tips from readers, competition directors and judges.
On Your Toes
Bigger isn't necessarily better. Find out the pros of dancing in a small ballet company.
Find out what you get when you throw mythology into the hip hop mix.
Pom & Circumstance
Show some spirit for your sisters—consider dancing for the WNBA.
A look back at treasured dancers throughout history.
Our Summer Intensive Guide
Check out 300 programs for summer study.
My Summer Intensive
Two dancers share their summer study diaries.
Dance Down Under
Dive into the dance scene in Sydney, Australia.
A look at Pilates.