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    All Sizes, All Types, All Ethnicities

    Do you feel that your height, size, ethnicity, or idiosyncratic dancing style may be preventing you from having a successful dance career? Roberto Villanueva is seeking you.

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    Dance Training for Children and Teens

    It takes many years of study to acquire a professional level of dance technique, so aspiring dancers must begin training at a very young age.

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    Giselle of the Golden West?

    Has a band of Wilis invaded the western United States? Why is it that five ballet companies in cities west of the Mississippi are mounting productions of "Giselle" in 2011?

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    Coaching the Black Swan's Rival

    Choreographer and dancer Alexandra Blacker talks about coaching actress and dance neophyte Mila Kunis for her role in the critically acclaimed "Black Swan."

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    Finding the Right Dance Class

    Daily dance classes are a fundamental part of the life of any serious dancer and even for working professionals. Here's what to consider when deciding on New York classes.

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    Dancers Who Fly

    Back Stage spoke recently with "Spider-Man" choreographer Daniel Ezralow to ascertain what the movement-heavy musical requires of its dancers and what criteria are used to cast them.

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    Making the Old

    It is typically now, at the beginning of January, when we are marking the start of a new year, that we become fixated on throwing out the old and embracing the new.

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    Bausch, Ballroom, and Ballet

    Before you bid your final farewell to 2010, you may want to check out three highly educational dance items that came out during the latter half of the year: "Understanding Pina," "Ballroom!," and "Mirrors & Scrims,"

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    Making Dances in Myriad Realms

    If you are looking to diversify your choreographic career path, there is perhaps no better model than 38-year-old Long Island, N.Y., native Larry Keigwin.

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    Collaborating Across Cultures

    South African choreographer Theo Ndindwa teams up with New York's Steps Repertory Ensemble.