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Celebrating Toni Bentley: A Bold and Daring Ballerina-Turned-Author

On this day in 2002, Holding On to the Air was published. A bright and exciting exploration of the career of ballerina Suzanne Farrell, this book was written by Toni Bentley, whose bold transition from professional ballerina to author made her the perfect person to write it. 

Toni Bentley is an Australian-German-American dancer and writer who has forever shifted the dance world with her boldness, both on the stage and on the more.


Serene Meshel-Dillman: Dancer and Documentary Filmmaker

9 years ago today was the release of Getting to the Nutcracker, a unique and in-depth look into the process of one dance company preparing for its annual production of The Nutcracker, truly unlike any other dance documentary. The movie was made possible by the unique perspective of the multitalented Serene Meshel-Dillman. read more.