Get Your Vote On
(L to R) Madi, Hayden and Alexa (by Nathan Sayers)
Have you voted for your favorite in Dance Spirit's Cover Model Search contest yet? What? You haven't? What are you waiting for?! The 2013 CMS voting period is already halfway through (voting ends July 15!), so click here ASAP to choose between Madi Hicks, Hayden Hopkins and Alexa Luke. And don't make the decision lightly: Whomever you choose will end up on our October 2013 cover.
You still need more inspiration to vote, you say? First of all, I don't believe you. Second of all, click here to watch a super-fun video of the girls on their jam-packed trip to NYC.
Yeah, I thought that'd convince you. Happy voting!
Guess who's back? Back again? The Academy's back! Tell a friend.
After one day at The Academy, the All Stars have successfully taken the Top 100 down to 62. But their work is just getting started: Now they need to keep narrowing the field to a Top 10, ultimately deciding who each will partner with during the live shows.
We've said it before and we'll say it again: New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns is some SERIOUS #goals. Her strength and power onstage borders on superhuman. But what's extra magical about Mearns is that she really puts in the fitness and cross-training work outside of the rehearsal studio. And she's overcome her fair share of injuries. Which is why she was the perfect source for Vogue's latest ballet fitness story.
Well, this brings class videos to a whole new level! Choreographer Phil Wright and dancer Ashley Liai have been together eight-plus years, but she was still in total shock when he proposed to her mid-dance at Millennium Dance Complex earlier this week. Why? Well, the whole thing was unbelievably perfect.
In the dance industry, dancers don't always have a say in what they wear on their bodies. This can get tricky if you're asked to wear something that compromises your own personal values. So what should you do if you find yourself in this sticky situation? We sat down for a Q&A with "Dancing with the Stars" alumn Ashly Costa to answer that very question. Here's what she had to say about the options dancers have surrounding questionable costumes.