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    A Fond Remembrance of the Legendary Gene Kelly

    My friend Patricia Ward Kelly, Gene Kelly’s widow, attended a performance of An American In Paris on Broadway. She’s a cheerleader to performing artists all over the world and loves to support the arts and entertainment industry....

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    My Role as Contributing Writer for Fete Lifestyle Magazine!

    A few months ago, I was asked by a brand new fashion magazine, Fete Lifestyle, to write articles for its monthly issues. I am one of twelve women who write for the magazine each month. The contributors...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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    Meet Our YAGP Model Search Winner Jessica Kinnaman!

    One of the best parts of working at Discount Dance Supply is being able to attend YAGP competitions all over the country. Seeing the beautiful dancers, and amazing talent in person is a blessing. That’s why we...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Protein Needs of Dancers: How Much, What Kind, and When?

    From Dance Informa Do dancers need extra protein? Do they need to use powders, drinks, shakes or amino acid supplements or should they just eat more? Sadly, the misguided “low-carb” fad continues to be a contributing factor...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    My Private Screening of High Strung Dance Movie!

    I was invited to watch a private screening of High Strung, a new dance film by Michael and Janeen Damian. The incredibly talented cast dances up a storm with choreography by Dave Scott. Here’s the plot of...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Congrats to the American In Paris Ensemble!

    The ensemble of An American In Paris won an award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus by the Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA.) The honor is the only industry accolade of its kind and honors the distinctive talents...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Mirrors, Marley, and Barres; Coming to a Convention Near You

    Attending intensives, camps, and conventions is a summer staple for dancers. It’s been rather divided in the past depending on what style you concentrate in. Most ballerinas will go to a ballet intensive, and most jazz, contemporary,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Turnout For What! 5 Tips on Improving Your Turnout

    Unless you were born with a natural ability to turn out your legs 180 degrees, you are probably constantly working to improve your natural turnout. Here are some exercises and stretches for you to try! Remember to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    How I Personalize My Dressing Room at the Palace Theater!

    One way to make a theater feel like home is to personalize your dressing room. The Broadway show that I am currently in, An American in Paris, is at The Palace Theater. The Palace Theater is an...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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