September 2015 Table of Contents

April 18, 2017

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The Next Chapter

Michaela DePrince looks to the future at Dutch National Ballet.

Electric “Youth”

An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at a Kyle Hanagami video shoot.

Allison Holker’s Top 10 Reasons to Go for It

Why she thinks taking risks always pays off.

My Non-Dance Hobbies

Eight dancers discuss the offstage interests that help them recharge.

Doubling Up

Should you double-major in college?

Dancers with Degrees

Four pros talk about their college experiences.

The College Prep Timeline

What to do—and when to do it—if you want to dance in college.

College Corner

Introducing the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.

Dance Spirit
‘s 2015 Higher Ed Guide

A state-by-state breakdown of 150 colleges and universities with dance programs.

Up Front: Buzz

The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb on dancing Juliet for the camera; all the ballet in SoCal.

Up Front: The Dirt

“Dancing with the Stars” pro Keo Motsepe.


Are you a “So You Think You Can Dance” superfan? Test your knowledge.

Letter to My Teenage Self

New York City Ballet principal Sterling Hyltin.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Choreographer’s Collage

Where Tricia Miranda finds inspiration.

Off the Record

Christina Ricucci’s road to recovery after Lyme disease.

Body Buzz

Packable, studio-friendly dinners; everything you need to know about Charley horses.


Exercises to improve your balance.


Sprains, strains and breaks—do you know the difference?


How to deal with favoritism when you’re not the teacher’s pet.


These back-to-school styles look amazing from every angle.

Style Lab

Cozy legwarmers of all lengths.


Post-class ‘dos that take advantage of in-class sweat.

Spotlight: Ballet

What to expect at your first pointe shoe fitting.

Spotlight: Competition

How to make the most of your time with a guest choreographer.

Get a Job

Advice for balancing dance jobs with your academic commitments.

You Should Know

The super-versatile Emma Sutherland.