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Articles by Rachel Rizzuto

In Defense of the Dance Major

April 21, 2014 by

If you chose to pursue a degree in dance, chances are you’ve heard some version of “But what will you do with a degree like that?” In fact, you’ve probably heard every version of that … Continue reading

What My Teacher Taught Me: Sarasota Ballet’s Ricardo Rhodes

April 18, 2014 by

Sometimes all a struggling student needs to hear is a few words of encouragement. At least, that was true for Sarasota Ballet principal Ricardo Rhodes as a teenager with Parren Ballard at Boston Ballet School.
“He … Continue reading

2014 City Center Choreography Fellowship Awardees Announced

April 17, 2014 by

Camille A. Brown, Gabrielle Lamb and Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener have all been awarded New York City Center’s 2014 Choreography Fellowships. Over the course of a year, recipients receive a complete artist’s package from … Continue reading

Win a “Classic Hollywood” Ballet Class CD!

April 17, 2014 by

We’re giving away one copy of Justine Leigh and The Modern Ballet Pianist’s audio CD, Classic Hollywood! Enter below to win this compilation of 28 tracks for ballet class, all set to classic movie hits–from … Continue reading

Don’t Miss 2013 A.C.E. Award Winner Erica Sobol’s Upcoming Show

April 15, 2014 by

Erica Sobol, the 2013 Capezio A.C.E Award winner, will present runaway! with an all-male version of her company, collidEdance, at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, May 19–20. Sobol’s $15,000 cash prize helped finance the show, produced by … Continue reading

Ballet Meets Dance Theater

April 9, 2014 by

For the second year in a row, 2013 Princess Grace awardee Rosie Herrera has been chosen by Ballet Hispanico for the company’s Instituto Coreográfico, during which she will continue working on Show.Girl., the piece she … Continue reading