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    Halftime Movers and Shakers

    "It can compete with anything out there," Christina Iannelli says. "Performing with the Nets has made me a better dancer and given me confidence and poise."

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    Dancing Til They Drop

    The reception area of Manhattan's Broadway Dance Center is the proverbial beehive of activity—if you can imagine bees wearing leg warmers and ballet slippers.

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    Talkin' Jazz With Ben Vereen

    A master interpreter of Fosse's style of Broadway jazz dance, Ben Vereen is also an accomplished singer and celebrated dramatic actor, perhaps best known for his performance as Chicken George in television's "Roots."

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    New Choreographers on the Block

    Dancemakers for New York City Ballet, Off-Broadway, and "Smash" share their audition and rehearsal room requirements.

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    Keeping in Step With Irish Dance

    This summer is a perfect time to catch up with the world of Irish dance. If you missed the St. Patrick's Day premiere and spring run of the Irish-dance film "Lord of the Dance 3D," you can now see it on DVD.

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    Dancing Their Way to Injury

    As the environment and schedule of the professional dancer intensifies, the body morphs in potentially damaging ways to attempt to maintain its health.

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    Making a Professional Dance Home in the City

    The key is to find a home base in New York, a place that will embrace your talents and support your work, so you don't feel like a stranger in a foreign land.

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    Circus Dreams

    It's such a clichéd fantasy—running away and joining the circus. But if you're a highly expressive dancer with a creative bent and an interest in long-term employment, you may want to seriously consider it.

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    Thodos Dance Chicago Creates a Space for New Dance Makers

    Melissa Thodos' troupe presents dancer-choreographed "New Dances," followed by a summer intensive for budding artists.

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    Smuin Ballet Dances On

    The Smuin Ballet is a spunky chamber ballet company in San Francisco that sails forth with aplomb just three years after the sudden death of its founder, Michael Smuin.