• PointeShoes_SR
    My First Pair of Pointe Shoes

    I remember the first time I wore pointe shoes like it was yesterday. I was ten years old when I asked one of the older girls in my class if I could try on her pointe shoes....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Makeup
    3 Beauty Tips

    When I am not performing I like to give my skin a breather, so I prefer to wear light makeup.  Here are three easy beauty tips that help me look and feel my best without having to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • PurelPointe
    Softening Pointe Shoes with Purel

    My favorite trick to break in stiff pointe shoes is to use Purel to soften them! I always apply a dollop to my pointe shoe around my bunion area, and this softens my box to make my shoes flexible and quiet. Since Purel...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • LeslieCaronRecent
    Meeting Leslie Caron

    I was lucky enough to meet the one and only Leslie Caron! You may know her as the original Lise in An American In Paris, the 1951 Feature film starring Gene Kelly. She came to New York...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • feet
    Caring for your Dancin’ Feet

    I love to ice my feet after a show or a long day of rehearsals! I feel that with the amount of wear and tear that my body has endured over the years, icing has helped me to stay...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • an_american_in_paris
    Gypsy of the Year

    The annual Gypsy of the Year Competition is a fundraiser for Broadway Cares. Each show on Broadway competes against one another in a live performance and each cast creates an original three minute skit of their choice. Our...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • DLShannon_singing_featured
    The Secret Trick to How I’m Able to Sing on Broadway!

    I found that keeping my voice in shape is very similar to how I keep my body in shape. It takes a hours of practicing exercising to maintain a strong and healthy voice. My vocal teacher, Matt...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • DLShannon_finalperformance_featured
    Sylvie Guillem’s final Performance in The US

    It was an honor to see Sylvie Guillem dance in her final performance in the United States at New York City Center. I bought the last ticket and was lucky enough to sit in the front row!...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • DLShannon_transitions_featured
    A Lovely Evening With Career Transition for Dancers

    Career Transition for Dancers celebrated their 30th anniversary with a pearl gala this year at the New York City Center. Since the company was formed in 1985, Career Transition for Dancers has raised over $8 million to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • DLShannon_therapy_featured
    Physical Therapy is Vital for a Healthy Dancer

    Physical therapy is an important part of a dancer’s career. There are many different kinds of physical therapy and it’s important to know which one works most effectively for you. Here is a brief description of different...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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