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Multifaceted artist, Mark Ballas, takes the spotlight for this week’s #DancerDose! Most famously recognized for his work on Dancing with the Stars, Ballas has stopped at nothing to showcase his skillset to the world. Earning himself a slew of accolades, Ballas is a force to be reckoned with.   Early Life Ballas grew up in […]

Christmas is just around the corner. When it’s time for the Holidays, one of the first things that pops up in a dancer’s mind is The Nutcracker! It’s magical, beautiful, and full of cheer. To celebrate the Holidays, here are five of the most famous Nutcracker performances!   The Very First Nutcracker The very first Nutcracker premiered […]

This week’s #WomanOfInterest won the title of “Teen Phenom” and “Pop Music’s New Hope”. At only 16 years old, Billie Eilish has over 132 million streams on Spotify. However, Eilish almost missed her shot at the spotlight. If not for the encouragement from her dance instructor, Eilish would have never pursued a career in singing […]

This week’s #DancerDose spotlight is shining bright on backup dancer & ultimate choreographer, Misha Gabriel. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, his moves surely will. He’s choreographed numbers for superstars like Janet Jackson, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Jon Bellion. Gabriel is one of the most sought-after teachers and choreographers in the dance world today. […]

Many parts of life are competitive in nature. The word “competition” can have some negative connotations, but believe it or not, competition has many benefits. As long as you bring a healthy attitude to the game, it can help you grow and be your absolute best. This also applies to the world of competitive dance. […]

This former child star has skyrocketed into fame with her knack for singing, dancing, and acting. Disney star Zendaya has transitioned from backup dancer, to singing sensation, to a big screen leading lady, accomplishing all this by the age of 22! This week’s #WomanOfInterest has dedicated herself to pursuing her passions while letting her true […]

You may recognize him as the Season 9 winner of So You Think You Can Dance. But Chehon Wespi-Tschopp has come a long way since his big win on the FOX Stage 6 years ago. One of the first competitive ballet dancers on the show, Chehon’s Broadway and ballet roots led him to his champion […]

Want advice on how you can further your dance skills and career? Check out these wise words from some of the very best professional dancers in the field.   Balance Your Time According to Stella Abrera, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, having a successful career as a dancer means making sure to maintain […]

Raven Wilkinson is the dancer credited to having been the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company. Breaking color barriers and creating a solid foundation for a marginalized group to find success, Wilkinson’s talent was a big transition point for the world of arts as a whole.   Early Life […]

Known for her transformative styles of dance, our #DancerDose has earned her “Olympian” status for being able to transition from hard and athletic choreography to a heartfelt lyrical style in a matter of minutes. With 400K Instagram followers, a large fan-base on YouTube as well as a variety of television, commercial, and film appearances, 20 […]