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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...

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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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month ago
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    Try My Home Made Summertime Sport Drink!

    Summer is here and it’s so important to drink water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Our body loses essential electrolytes and energy when we are dancing all day. Sport drinks can help replenish what our body...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Stepping Out at STEPS on Broadway

    I love taking class at Steps on Broadway. Steps has been training and supporting dancers for over 30 years and is one of the most famous dance studios in New York City. The studio offers various styles of dance classes...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Monday Evenings With ABT

    I went to see an American Ballet Theater’s (ABT) Diamond Jubilee Spring Gala. The dancers sparkled during the performance that celebrated their 75th anniversary. My friend and colleague, Leanne Cope, and I decided to go to the performance together. It...

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