Bailrok-ing the Boat

"So You Think You Can Dance" Season 16 winner Bailey Muñoz is the b-boy who can do it all.

At the Intersection of Dance and Identity

Four dancers of color discuss the importance of diversity and representation in the dance world.

From Intensive to Dream Job

Six pros share how their summers away landed them dance company contracts.

The Summer Intensive Sampler

More and more dancers are attending multiple programs in one summer. Should you?

Dance Spirit's 2020 Summer Study Guide

A breakdown of 186 of the world's best programs.

Letter to My Teenage Self

Tap prodigy and company director Caleb Teicher.

The Dirt

Convention queen-turned-commercial phenom Maycee Steele.

Off The Record

Last year, Broadway dancer Stephanie Bissonette was diagnosed with a brain tumor—but she didn't let it keep her offstage for long. Last year, Broadway dancer Stephanie Bissonette was diagnosed with a brain tumor—but she didn't let it keep her offstage for long.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Body Buzz

How to tell if that painful pinch is something to worry about.

Nutrition

What it really means to #CountYourMacros.

Dance Team Spotlight

Captains share the highs and lows of dance team leadership.

World Dance

Afro-Cuban dance is part of a rich and meaningful spiritual tradition.

College Corner

Collegiate summer intensives let you go beyond the average college visit.

Branch Out

Joseph Corella's 567Broadway! program combines Broadway with fitness.

You Should Know

Budding ballerina Elliana Mannella.

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