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Healthy Diet Habits for Teenage Dancers

Diet tips for teenage dancers

By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD of Dance Informa and Academic pressure, college preparation and long hours in the dance studio can make it hard to find time to eat healthy. Many of the teens I work with …

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Behind the Lens: Desmond Richardson Models for Capezio

Desmond Richardson

By Deborah Searle of Dance Informa. Contemporary dance icon Desmond Richardson recently modeled for a photo shoot to express why he is “Capezio” as part of the “I Am Capezio” campaign. Richardson is the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Complexions …

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Ayodele Casel: Tip-Top Tapper

Tapper Ayodele Casel

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. To be hailed as "one of the top young tap dancers in the world today" by the late Gregory Hines, one of the top tap dancers ever, seems almost impossible. To be that …

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Fast Feet Baakari Wilder

Tap dancer Baakari Wilder

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. Baakari Wilder speaks with his feet. Watching him perform as a tap dancer becomes an entrancing experience. Often dressed in an untucked button-down shirt and slacks, it is through his feet that Wilder …

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Bad Boys of Dance’s Daniela Filippone talks playing a star-crossed lover in ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Daniela Filippone and James Boyd.

By Stephanie Wolf of Dance Informa. With graceful balletic lines, a romantic sensibility to her movement and an effervescent stage presence, Daniela Filippone is the quintessential Juliet. She’s been traveling all over Europe, dancing the iconic role in Bad Boys …

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Demi Remick Has the World at her Tapping Feet

Tap dancer Demi Remick

By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. At 18 years old, Capezio Athlete Demi Remick might just be graduating high school this year, but by no means is she just like any other teenager preparing for college. In fact, most who …

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Congratulations to 2014 Youth America Grand Prix winners

2014 Youth America Grand Prix

The results for the 2014 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) have been released, with 17-year-old Cesar Corrales of American Ballet Theatre Studio Company winning the Grand Prix in the Senior Age Division and 14-year-old Harrison Lee of The McDonald College …

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YAGP 2014

Youth America Grand Prix

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. On April 9th, the Final Round competition of the prestigious Youth American Grand Prix will take place at Lincoln Center in New York City. YAGP, the world’s largest ballet competition, culminates annually to award …

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Dance Bag Essentials

Capezio Dance Bag

By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. With a busy dance schedule of classes and rehearsals at the studio, and then tech, dress and performances at the theater, it may sometimes feel like you live out of your dance bag. …

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Jaimee and Travis Tuft, A Pair in Dance and in Life

Ballroom dancers Jaimee and Travis Tuft

By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. The Beginning "Neither of us saw each other as something special,” says Jaimee Tuft of her current husband and dancing partner, Travis Tuft. When they first met as teenagers at ballroom summer camp, Jaimee …

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