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Jennifer Lauren's Balanchine Secrets

Each summer, dance companies descend upon the Windy City for the  Chicago Dancing Festival. But this year’s event is extra special, since Miami City Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will be making their debuts. Pointe spoke with MCB’s recently promoted principal soloist Jennifer Lauren as she prepared to dance in the corps of Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante. Allegro Brillante […]

New Year's Resolution: Miami City Ballet's Jennifer Lauren

Successful ballet dancers all share one trait: a relentless determination to improve. To close out 2012, Pointe reached out to dancers we covered this past year to find out their resolutions for the next one.   Name: Jennifer Lauren Company: Miami City Ballet Rank: Soloist Resolution: “To enjoy life everyday—and teach my husband to dance!” […]

Miami City Ballet Announces Promotions and New Members

Miami City Ballet just announced their official roster for the 2017-18 season, including some exciting additions to and promotions within the company. The new season, which starts on Oct. 20 in Miami, consists of a 53-member roster that was made complete thanks to six new dancers and the return of former longtime MCB dancer Katia […]

#FBF: New Year's Resolution Edition

After combing the Pointe archives for some much-needed New Year’s resolution #inspo, I found these gems from 2012: Five professional dancers on what they hope to accomplish in the new year. Their thoughts are as applicable now as they were then. Enjoy! Jumping into the new year like Lindsi Dec in George Balanchine’s “Rubies,” (photo […]

New Faces and Promotions at Miami CIty Ballet

Miami City Balle t is celebrating its 30th anniversary this coming season, and what better way to kick it off than by announcing promotions and company additions? One exciting new face is Simone Messmer, a former soloist with American Ballet Theatre and San Francisco Ballet, who joins MCB as a principal dancer. Jennifer Lauren, a […]

First-Year Fumbles: 4 Mistakes to Avoid When You're New in the Corps

This story originally appeared in the August/September 2014 issue of Pointe. During my years as a principal with San Francisco Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet, it made me cringe if new corps members pulled out their phones to text or tweet. It felt unprofessional in the middle of class, but it was especially disrespectful during rehearsal, […]

Company Life: The Hardest Role

For some dancers, it was their first Giselle. For others, it was a contemporary piece set to music with no discernable rhythm. But every ballerina has one: a role that challenged her technique in new ways, or pushed her past her perceived limits, and will live in her memory as the hardest role she’s ever […]

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