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    ABT’s Beautiful Production of Sleeping Beauty

    This past weekend we had the privilege of seeing the premier of the American Ballet Theatre’s production of  The Sleeping Beauty at Segerstom Center for the Arts. The experience was magical! The stage sets made you feel...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Back in the Big Apple!

    I am thrilled to be back in New York City rehearsing for An American in Paris. The rehearsals are going great! We’re ready to leave the rehearsal studio and start rehearsing in the Palace Theater. I’m so...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • DLShannon_ColdNY_featured
    The Snow Doesn’t Fall in San Fran!

    Moving from San Francisco to New York City in the wintertime is pretty extreme. I went from 70 degrees and sunny in San Francisco, to 10 degrees and snow in New York City! On the first day...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Announcing Our NEW Online Magazine, Dance LifeStyle!

    Exciting news to share! We are proud to announce that Discount Dance now has a FREE digital magazine app, called Dance LifeStyle that is available through the iTunes app store! (Android version coming soon). Each issue of Dance...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    The Thrill of Performing Lambarena!

    I had the most thrilling and exciting performance in San Francisco Ballet. I got to perform the lead role in a ballet called Lambarena choreographed by Val Caniparoli. Lambarena is an African-styled dance infused with classical ballet...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    What I’ve learned from Formula One Racers: Ballerina Dusty Button

    By Allison Gupton of Dance Informa. She’s not just her multiple pirouettes. She’s not just her gorgeous lines. Dusty Button, principal dancer for Boston Ballet, is so much more. She is a choreographer, dance fashion line designer, car...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • DLMimi_Napoli_featured
    Don’t Miss the US Premier of Napoli!

    Things have been a whirlwind here in Phoenix as we prepare for the U.S. premier of Napoli! Our director, Ib Andersen, danced in the Royal Danish Ballet prior to joining New York City Ballet, so the Bourneville...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • DLShannon_technique_MAIN
    First Master Your Technique

    No matter which style of dance you like most, it is a great advantage to take ballet classes. Ballet is the foundation of every style of dance. During my training at San Francisco Ballet School, my teacher...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    2015 Summer Intensive Guide

    Summer intensive auditions are in full swing! Here is a complete list of the best of the best summer programs around the country. Which will you be attending?

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • WA_ZacharyDowner_featured
    Stay Completely Focused & Humble: Advice From Rock School’s Zachary Downer

    Zachary Downer, student at The Rock School for Dance Education, started off like many dancers, at a competition-focused dance studio. We were curious what made him want to make the shift into studying ballet more seriously, and...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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