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    Get the NEW Discount Dance Catalog Online!

    The NEW Discount Dance catalog for Spring 2014 has arrived! Editor’s Note: This poll has closed. Congratulations to subscriber iwasadancerallalongg for winning this gorgeous leotard! If you haven’t received yours yet, or need a quick fashion fix on-the-go...

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    Get to Know SFB Principal, Mathilde Froustey!

    Dance Notes: San Francisco Ballet Principal, Mathilde Froustey. Get the inside info on your favorite dancers in a snap!    

    • Posted 8 months ago
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    Mimi Tompkins – Friends Dancing Around the World

    From going to many different schools, summer programs, and festivals, I have friends all over the world! Although I’ve made many new bonds with my co-workers in Toronto, I do miss my other friends. Luckily in this...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Tips on Touring

    Touring is a great way to see the world and to perform in exciting new cities. I have danced all over the world and have made lots of great memories dancing in beautiful theaters, but tours can...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Nutcracker Season!

    Like many other children, the Nutcracker was my first experience with ballet. I was only 5-years old. I was so impressed by the gorgeous costumes, beautiful dancing and thrilling music that it inspired me to start dancing....

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Dealing with Injuries

    Over the years I have had my fair share of injuries and have learned a few tricks to manage them and get back to dancing quickly and even stronger than before. Here are a few tips: Ice...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani’s Secret Cure for Ingrown Toenails

    As if dancing on my toes wasn’t painful enough, I suffered from ingrown toenails for years. It got to the point that I didn’t even know what a healthy toenail was supposed to look like. I saw...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Teaching

    Teaching has had the biggest impact on my dance career. As a professional dancer I rarely have to break down steps the way I have to as a teacher. Having to translate my thoughts into words has...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Mimi Tompkins – Audition Tips

    Having just gone through the audition process with the National Ballet of Canada, I kind of have auditioning on my mind. Any audition can be very stressful, but they are a key part of  a dancer’s career...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Rehearsal & Peformance Day

    I am getting ready for Christopher Wheeldon’s U.S. premiere of Cinderella, opening on May 3 and rehearsing 6 different roles for Cinderella! They are the stepmother, Cinderella’s mother, the prince’s nanny, autumn in the four seasons and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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