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Pas de Deux around the World

Meet Ashlee Montague and Richard Hanke…aka the coolest fiancés ever. Ashlee and Richard in Paris (photo © BPhoto.fr/REX) Remember that time tWitison spent the day with BuzzFeed recreating iconic dance movie posters? Ashlee and Richard have a…let’s call it a hobby…and it’s pretty much like that times 20. They travel the world and ask unsuspecting […]

Mentors Who Matter

The first thing that jumps out about Gabe Stone Shayer, who begins a year-long contract with American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company in September, is how easily he commands attention. Tall and sinewy, he has an ever-ready smile that wows, and a carefree confidence that makes him a natural prince. When Gabe was six years old, […]