May/June 2018 Table of Contents


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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.

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