Move Over Child Beauty Pageants: Another Summer of Dance (on TV)

Last year I proclaimed my love for the summer of dance— and it’s true again this year! It’s also been a summer full of “morning” sickness for me, which means less time to write and more time prostrate in bed trying not to move. But one of the perks of being in bed so much […]

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The Summer of Dance (on TV)

If last summer was The Summer of the Stage Mothers, this summer is The Summer of Dance (although if you watched Oxygen’s reality show The Next Big Thing about Trapper Felides, a famous children’s performance coach in NYC, you would know the stage moms are still lingering– as are the Dance Moms on Lifetime). Actually […]

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Pas de Deux: A Review of Bunheads and Audition (from The Huffington Post Books)

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS ON THE HUFFINGTON POST BOOKS! It’s no wonder that young adult readers are fascinated by the world of competitive ballet. Even if they aren’t dancers themselves, teens are drawn in by the all-consuming dance world (made more intriguing by the general absence of parents) and the focus on romance as […]

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