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This sporty short-sleeve pullover, with raw edges and an open neckline, is perfect for pulling over a bun and dance clothes. It's casual and comfy and transitions from studio to street as fast as you do after a long day of rehearsal. Enter below for your chance to win it!

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Get in the groove with the disco-fabulous unitard. You'll bring all the summer feels to the studio with the flower power pattern and bright colors. Enter below for your chance to win it!

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Sky High

High Strung: Free Dance, the sequel to 2016's epic High Strung, is about to hit theaters. We've got all the details on the super-dancy film—and its drop-dead-gorgeous star, ballerina Juliet Doherty.


The Big Apple on a Bite-Sized Budget

Follow your NYC dance dreams without breaking the bank.


Presenting Dance Spirit's Annual Jazz Hand Awards

We rate the hottest new Broadway shows according to danciness.


Broadway Casting Director's Pet Peeves

Four directors share their biggest audition "don'ts"—and what to do instead.


Let's Take This Show on the Road

The intricate behind-the-scenes logistics of The Phantom of the Opera's North American tour.


Living the High (Heels) Life

Dancing confidently in heels isn't just fun—it's also one of the keys to a successful commercial career.


Meet the 2018 Cover Model Search Finalists

Introducing Sydney Burtis, Shelby Patterson, and Jacalyn Tatro.


The Buzz

The scoop on Isabella Boylston's Ballet Sun Valley Festival.


The Dirt

Carousel's Jess LeProtto.


Letter to My Teenage Self

Norwegian National Ballet soloist Whitney Jensen.


Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.


Diary

We went behind the scenes of NBC's live taping of Jesus Christ Superstar.


Body Buzz

Everything you need to know about knee pain.


Fitness

Exercises to strengthen and stretch your quads.


Fashion

Groovy jazz looks that channel the 1970s.


Spotlight: Modern

The keys to mastering release technique.


College Corner

What happens when your college doesn't have a dance department.


Branch Out

How Kelly Schmutte of PerfectFit Pointe created an innovative pointe shoe pad solution.


You Should Know

Contemporary standout Bella Klassen.

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You can never go wrong with a classic black leotard. Discount Dance's long-sleeve mesh leo will add a sleek edge to your studio style. Pair it with tights and a skirt for ballet class, or layer some leggings and sweats for contemporary class. Enter below for your chance to win it!

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Mackenzie Ziegler's new book (courtesy Simon and Schuster)

Mackenzie Ziegler's new book, Mackenzie's Rules for Life: How to be Happy, Healthy, and Dance to Your Own Beat, gives advice and tips on friends, family, fitness, personal style, and a whole lot more. Enter here to win a free copy and discover life lessons from this talented dancer.

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Kate the Great

Chameleonlike dancer and choreographer Kate Harpootlian approaches her career with equal parts humor, heart, and hard work.


From the Comp Stage to the Small Screen

Why so many competition kids are making their way to the world of reality TV contests.


50 My Dream L.A. Day

We asked four pros living in L.A. to craft their ideal itineraries for all things dance and more.


It Gets Better—Really

Five queer dance pros talk about what it was like for them to come out.


Up Front: Buzz

A sneak peek at Mia Michaels' new book.


The Dirt

New York City Ballet's Indiana Woodward.


Letter to My Teenage Self

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Fana Tesfagiorgis.


Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.


Off the Record

Sydney Magruder Washington shares her journey with depression and anxiety.


Body: Buzz

The performance-enhancing benefits of spices and herbs.


Mind

What happens when you and your partner don't see eye to eye?


Health

Clear up common misconceptions about your period.


The Look: Fashion

Get wild in jungle-inspired commercial outfits.


Style Lab

The prettiest watercolor gear.


Choreography

Tips for creating collaboratively.


Spotlight: Tap

Troubleshooting turning in tap shoes.


College Corner

What to consider before taking a gap year.

Dancer to Dancer
Photo by Lucas Chilczuk

Watch Kate Harpootlian discuss her dance idols and her transition from dancer to choreographer in an exclusive interview with Dance Spirit.

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Sometimes something as simple as a new dance outfit can help you take your dancing from drab to fab. Soffe's new lightweight dance tee and metallic leggings might be just the thing to give you the confidence to kill it on the dance floor. Enter below for a chance to spice up your dance wardrobe!

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Some of our past Cover Model Search winners. Could you be next?

Dance Spirit discovers and introduces up-and-coming talent. Now it's your turn to get noticed by entering our Cover Model Search contest!

THE RULES

Dancers ages 12 to 18: Click the button below to upload a video (no longer than 5 minutes) of your best solo performance. All genres of dance are welcome. Please include your full name, age, and the title of the piece (if applicable).

Round 1: A semi-finalist will be chosen each month by the Dance Spirit editors.

Round 2: Three finalists will win an all-expenses paid trip to NYC, where they'll take classes with the city's top teachers and participate in a professional photo shoot.

Grand Prize: The winner (chosen by readers!) will be featured on the October cover of Dance Spirit.

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Jayme Thornton

Add an artistic edge to your studio style with this watercolor-inspired leotard from Elevé Dancewear. Featuring a front-zip and racerback, it's the perfect combo of trendy and functional. Enter below for your chance to win it!

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