• Summer Intensive
    Summer Programs

    By: Christina Ricucci The summertime is such an amazing time for us dancers to explore new things. We spend all season getting ready for competitions or conventions, constantly in the studio. If you’re like me, you go to...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • PostShow
    My Post Performance Recovery Routine

      Taking care of your body is crucial for a long run of shows. Whether it’s Met Season or a 30 shows of Nutcracker, performing constantly can wreak havoc on your body. All of the extra adrenaline...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Interview with Kathryn Morgan

    Kathryn Morgan is one of the most unique ballerinas on the dance scene today. She began performing as a soloist for the New York City Ballet in 2009 and in 2012, her dream was suddenly sidetracked due to an unexpected...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Student
    Honor Thy Dancer

    The National Dance Education Association (NDEO) has just re-launched their wonderful National Honors Society for Dance Arts ™, a program “created to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    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 2 months ago
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    The Downside of Social Media

    Oftentimes people are shocked to learn that I struggle with self-confidence and bouts of negativity. I have a personal Instagram that documents my life as a dancer as well as a lifestyle Instagram account that promotes a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Photo Journal: Juliet Doherty as the Sugar Plum Fairy!

    This year I was fortunate enough to debuted her role as the Sugar Plum Fairy with the Phoenix Ballet! I decided to document my experience through photos and share them with DDS and all my fans! Here’s a look at my 2015...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    From Ballet to Broadway and Beyond!

    The term “triple threat” is technically accurate when it comes to performer Dionne Figgins, but even more than that she is a true artist. With experience ranging from dancing as a professional ballerina, performing on screen, dancing,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Ballet’s Oleg Briansky and Mireille Briane: #relationshipgoals

    From Dance Informa On November 13, ballet legends Oleg Briansky and Mireille Briane received the 2015 “Educational Visionary” Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony at New York City’s Clemente Center. Established eight years ago by Mark DeGarmo...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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