• Well Rounded Performer
    What does it take to be a Well-Rounded Artist?

    By: Christina Ricucci As performers, we are constantly asked to put ourselves outside of our comfort zones- whether that means executing a certain style of dance that might not come as easily to us, or diving into a...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Why I Don’t Count Calories

    I don’t count calories. This is mainly because I’m lazy, but it’s also because I don’t see the point. Your body doesn’t understand an arbitrary numerical value that you select as an acceptable amount to feed your body, nor is there...

    • Posted 5 months 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 6 months ago
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  • KM
    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 6 months ago
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  • Molly_Airport
    My Life on the Road: Chapter 1

    A shrill sound tells me that it’s 5:30 AM in sunny Orlando, Florida. The day is beautiful and hot, but I won’t be going outside. Instead, I’ll grab my dance bag and ballroom shoes and get ready...

    • Posted 6 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 6 months ago
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    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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    How to Make the Perfect Ballet Bun

    By Christina Ricucci As a dancer, knowing how to perfectly execute a ballet bun is crucial. Whether it’s for an important audition, competition, or just for class. It’s always good to look your best!! The way I...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    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 6 months ago
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    Parallel Dance Careers: Arts Administrators

    Do you love to organize things? Do you get a charge out of putting things in order? Do you naturally take a leadership role at school or at your dance studio? These traits are special and valuable...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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