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No Limits
Janelle Ginestra lives life full-out both onstage and off—and she's just getting started.

Janelle in #BeastMode
We went behind the scenes of one of Janelle Ginestra's sold-out IMMA SPACE classes.

The Choreographer-Composer Connection
Dancemakers dish on their musical collaborations.

Standing Still
Making the most of being motionless onstage.

A Tutu Is Born
Follow a National Ballet of Canada Swan Lake tutu from sketch to stage.

Buzz
The scoop on Broadway's latest revival, Once On This Island.

The Dirt
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's Madeline DeVries.

Letter to My Teenage Self
Contemporary star Kathryn McCormick.

Dear Katie
Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Buzz
How your cell phone could be affecting your dancing.

Fitness
Strength training exercises for male partners.

Fashion
This year's costumes come straight from the circus big top.

Shop
Where to buy all the stuff you love from this issue.

Tap
The historic routine every tapper needs to know.

College Corner
Essay writing 101.

You Should Know
Commercial dancer Kyndall Harris.

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Mandy Moore Puts Dance in the Spotlight in NBC's Newest Series, "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist"

Imagine living in a real-life musical, where spontaneous song-and-dance breaks happen as often in the street as they do onstage. After a series of unusual events, every dancers' dream becomes an unexpected reality for computer coder Zoey Clarke (played by Jane Levy) in NBC's newest series, "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist." Although at first her new powers catch Zoey off guard, when she learns to embrace them, she's able to connect with the world around her like never before.

And the best part? Every musical mashup puts incredible dancing front and center, thanks in large part to series choreographer and all around dance-for-the-screen extraordinaire, Mandy Moore. Dance Spirit chatted with Moore about choreographing for the dance-driven series, which returns to NBC with all-new episodes this Sunday, February 16 at 9/8c.

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