September 2016 Table of Contents

April 18, 2017

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The Miriam Mystique

Corps dancer Miriam Miller’s journey with New York City Ballet reads like a fairy tale.

A Day in the Juilliard Life

Dancer Madi Hicks gives us all the details.

Meet Your Mentors

The seven all-star choreographers defining the college teaching circuit.

Dance Degrees Zero In

Fun fact: You can major in ballet! And other narrowly focused college programs.

College Corner

How to start your own student dance group on campus.

Dance Spirit
‘s 2016 Higher Ed Guide

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

Walk (and Run) This Way

Don’t let the simplest movements trip you up.

Ballet Breakaway

Former bunheads reflect on branching out from the barre.

Up Front: Buzz

It’s a huge month for ballet: Sergei Polunin’s new documentary hits theaters, the Washington Ballet celebrates 40 years and Lauren Lovette makes her NYCB choreographic debut.

Up Front: The Dirt

Janet Jackson dancer China Taylor.


What’s your dream crew? Find out which famous group would be your perfect fit.

Letter to My Teenage Self

Tap legend Ayodele Casel.

Dear Katie

Kathryn Morgan answers your pressing dance questions.

Choreographer’s Collage

Where Camille A. Brown finds inspiration.

Off the Record

Makenna Miller’s battle with a rare tumor.

Body Buzz

Smart snacking; solving back-to-school soreness.


Three new twists on classic exercises.


Pro dancers with surprising (and hardcore) workout routines.


Is perfectionism sabotaging your dancing?


The trendiest upgrades to basic dancewear.

Style Lab

Get her look: commercial dancer Haley Fitzgerald gives us her style advice.


Tips for accentuating your eyes.

Spotlight: Ballroom

Honing your spatial awareness on crowded ballroom floors.

Get A Job

The headshots and pictures all dancers need to book jobs.

You Should Know

Hip-hop phenom Kenneth San Jose.