March 2017 Table of Contents

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The Boys of Ballet
There's a new generation of danseurs on the rise—and they're more than just technical standouts.

Catching the Ballet Bug
Why competition stars are setting aside their accolades for a spot at the barre.

Variation Variations
How can you put your own stamp on ballet's most famous solos?

Mastering Partnered Pirouettes
Teaming up for turns.

Feet First
Up-close-and-personal portraits of 13 professionals' beautiful, battered, beloved feet.

Up Front: Buzz
The scoop on Maddie Ziegler's new memoir.

Up Front: The Dirt
Paul Taylor Dance Company's Jamie Rae Walker.

Who's your ballet leading man?

Letter to My Teenage Self
"Dancing with the Stars" pro Val Chmerkovskiy.

Dear Katie
Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Nayara Lopes prepares for her first principal role at Pennsylvania Ballet.

Body Buzz
Decoding nutrition labels.

Everything you need to know about sugar.

Exercises for better splits.

Classic costumes inspired by ballet icons.

Fun pointe shoes that go way beyond pink.

How to cover acne like a pro.

Spotlight: Competition
Overcoming studio rivalry tension.

College Corner
What happens when you're accepted to your dream school, but not the dance department?

You Should Know
Broadway baby Shahadi Wright Joseph.



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