May/June 2015

April 13, 2015

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  • Fond Farewells

    Carla Körbes’ Words of Wisdom After an illustrious career at Pacific Northwest Ballet, ballerina Carla Körbes is leaving theMore »

  • The Dirt with Amanda Cleghorn

    One look at Amanda Cleghorn, and it’s easy to see why she was voted runner-up on “So You ThinkMore »

  • Letter to My Teenage Self: Claudia Rahardjanoto

    Go see a tap show in NYC,  and there’s a pretty good chance Claudia Rahardjanoto will be dancing. AsMore »

  • Dear Katie

    Dear Katie, This is my first year wearing pointe shoes, and I’m finding it difficult to jump—or even walk—withoutMore »

  • Dancing It Forward

    When dancer Georgia Bernbaum was in fifth grade, she participated in a supply drive for the Coalition for theMore »

  • Recital Rescues

    You’ve practiced your choreography half a million times, organized your costumes in show order and made checklist after checklistMore »

  • I Dreamed a Dream

    The night before every big competition, 14-year-old Tessa Wilkinson, who dances with Plumb Performing Arts Center in Scottsdale, AZ,More »

  • Pre-Plié Prep

    We’ve all heard it: the chorus of cracking joints that comes with the first plié of class. A lotMore »

  • The Dish on Paleo

    The Paleo, or “caveman,” diet is a growing trend in the dance world and beyond. Many dancers are turningMore »

  • A Whole New Maddie

    About a year ago, Maddie Ziegler received a life-changing message…via Twitter. Edgy Australian musician Sia, who’d become a fanMore »

  • Welcome to L.A.

    Whether you’re planning a move to Hollywood, new in town or visiting the area for just a week, letMore »

  • Lights, Camera, Action!


  • The “It” Pieces

    If you’re like most commercial dance fashionistas, your closet is probably stocked with today’s four must-haves: crop tops, printedMore »

  • The Little Black Leo


  • Hoofer Status

    When we talk about tap, we often use the terms “tapper” and “hoofer” interchangeably—but the two aren’t really synonymous.More »

  • The Right Questions

    College visits can feel totally overwhelming. You’re seeing one unfamiliar campus after another, trying to imagine what it wouldMore »

  • You Should Know: Gabe De Guzman

    First and foremost, Gabe De Guzman is an entertainer. Whether he’s digging into choreography by hip hop’s hottest artistsMore »