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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman: Abigail Simon

Capezio athlete Abigail Simon

By Leah Gerstenlauer of Dance Informa. “Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing.” - Jacques D’Amboise “We live only to dance. If living were not an essential prerequisite, we would abstain.” - Toni Bentley “Dancing is my obsession; my …

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April Giangeruso: Ballerina From the Get-Go

American Ballet Theatre dancer

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. At age five, Capezio Athlete April Giangeruso saw a production of American Ballet Theatre (ABT)'s Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center and could not wait to be a ballerina. That dream has pushed …

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Bree Hafen’s Latest News

Choreographer Bree Hafen

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. Bree, where are you dancing and teaching at the moment? “Right now I have three main focuses. First of all, I have a studio here in Dallas that I work and teach for on …

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Inspirational one-legged tapper Evan Ruggiero

Evan Ruggiero

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. Tap dancer Evan Ruggiero, 23, is taking the dance world by storm. In addition to speaking, performing and teaching across the country, Ruggiero has been featured on American Idol and The Ellen DeGeneres Show …

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Head Over Heels: ABT’s Brittany DeGrofft Keeps Her Feet on the Ground as Her Career Takes Off

American Ballet Theatre's Brittany DeGrofft

By Leah Gerstenlauer of Dance Informa. What is one essential element of every Cinderella story? The perfect pair of shoes, of course. For American Ballet Theatre Corps Member Brittany DeGrofft, finding the ideal footwear marked the bright beginning of a …

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Patrick Dixon wins the Capezio Dance Off

Tapper Patrick Dixon

By Nicole Saleh of Dance Informa. At 10 years old, Patrick Dixon is an emerging young dancer who knows firsthand that hard work and dedication combined with natural talent produces amazing results. Last year was a breakout year for Patrick, …

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Alexa Lobosco: Miss Dance of the United States

Miss Dance of the United States

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. Every year the United States Tournament of Dance, a dance competition that has been running annually for nearly 37 years, awards the title of “Miss Dance of the United States” to one talented young …

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11-Year-Old Sophia Lucia Sets World Record for Pirouettes in Capezio Shoes

Sophia Lucia

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. Imagine turning on a single leg for 10 rotations, 15 rotations or 25 rotations. This may seem like an impossible feat, but 25 pirouettes isn’t even half of the current world record. At only …

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Anthony Morigerato’s Latest News

Anthony Morigerato

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. Anthony, where are you dancing at the moment? Currently, I am touring with NUVO Dance Convention on the weekends. I go out and teach and perform every weekend with that organization, which will host …

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What I’m Thankful For…

Tiffany Hedman

By Tara Sheena of Dance Informa. As Thanksgiving is around the corner, dance industry leaders share what they’re thankful for this year. Desmond Richardson, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet "What I am most grateful for is my ability …

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