July/August 2015 Table of Contents

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High Strung's High Drama
Get ready for the hottest dance movie of the summer, starring Keenan Kampa and Ian Eastwood.

Which Broadway Show Is Your Life?
Take our quiz to find out.

Presenting Dance Spirit's Broadway Awards
The Great White Way is full of award-worthy dance action.

Becoming Pan
Melanie Moore leads a backstage tour of Finding Neverland.

25 NYC Life Hacks
How to handle the city like a pro.

"Ouch" Doesn't Have to Mean "Goodbye"
What to do if you get injured at your summer intensive.

Meet the 2015 Cover Model Search Finalists
Introducing Michelle May, Jordan Pelliteri and Gabriella Stilo.

Up Front: Buzz
Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and dancer Sasha Hutchings talk about Hamilton on Broadway.

Up Front: The Dirt
Internet hip-hop sensation Adi Malcolm.

Letter to My Teenage Self
Choreographer Bobby Newberry.

Dear Katie
Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Body Buzz
Treat yo' self with relaxing indulgences; food to relieve painful sunburn.

Health
Your unhealthiest everyday habits.

Fashion
Jazz dancewear inspired by iconic NYC landmarks.

Beauty
How to properly secure stage wigs.

Spotlight: Musical Theater
Expert advice for singing and dancing—simultaneously.

Spotlight: Ballet
Tips and tricks to improve your petit allégro.

Branch Out
Dancer-turned-costume designer Reid Bartelme.

College Corner
Dance in the ivy leagues.

You Should Know
Budding ballerina Florrie Geller.

Photo by Dean Alexander

Although it may feature three adorably charming old ladies, Hong Kong Ballet's effervescent 40th anniversary season promo video proves that it's not your grandmother's ballet company.

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It's May, which means it's time to gear up for your studio's annual recital! Yes, every group's performance preparations are different, but here are the eight stages pretty much every dancer goes through.

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Just for Fun
YouTuber Michelle Khare (second from left), with Alison Stroming (second from right), looking none too shabby at her final recital (screenshot via YouTube)

What do we love more than a video about ballet? A video about ballet done rightlike YouTuber Michelle Khare's chronicle of her 6-week deep dive into the world of professional ballet.

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