Face to Face: Christopher d’Amboise

September 29, 2007 by

In the dance world, you can’t get much closer to royalty than Christopher d’Amboise. Yet even with a father like Jacques (the former New York City Ballet superstar) and a sister like Charlotte (most recently, … Continue reading

Rocky Bornstein: Physical Therapist

September 17, 2007 by

When Rocky Bornstein got accepted into the two-year, full-time, PT program at Hunter College, she thought her life was over. “Initially, the transition was hard in terms of identity,” she says.
So during her first year, … Continue reading

Spotlight: Growing Dancers

September 3, 2007 by

The young hopefuls who study with Ellen Robbins, the resident dance educator at New York City’s Dance Theater Workshop, learn more sophisticated facets of the artform than many dance majors do in college. Robbins not … Continue reading

My View: A Different Kind of Dance

September 2, 2007 by

The most exhilarating thing about dance is that it offers the freedom to explore movement and, for a moment, hold the world in the palm of your hand. I love to dance. I love the … Continue reading

Taking the Initiative

September 1, 2007 by


Jennifer Lesniak and her office mates had been following news of the Detroit Public Schools’ financial woes for several years. This spring, when the district announced plans to close dozens of schools, they decided they’d … Continue reading

Performance Planner: From Screen to Stage

September 1, 2007 by

The Golden Age 
Movie musicals reached a zenith in the first half of the 20th century with the rise of Hollywood icons like Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Cyd Charisse and Gene Kelly. Discuss with your dancers … Continue reading