Tag: dance

  • Since Channing Tatum is one of my Hollywood Boyfriends (along with Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender) of course I had to support him by going to see Magic Mike. On opening night. What a chore. The entire theater was filled with women on Girls Nights Out with their friends, all of us cheering and jeering…

  • I love dance movies — first and foremost because I love dance, and second because if there’s any world as brutal, beautiful, and inspiring as writing, it’s dance. Center Stage: Turn It Up — the 2008 made-for-TV sequel to Center Stage — isn’t the best dance movie I’ve ever seen, but it was a pleasant surprise.…

  • Sometimes the best things in life are accidental. … I remember 8-counts, dizzying pirouettes on the dusty cafeteria floor, and waiting with my heart beating in my ears. I remember the shock of hearing my number called. I remember being annoyed with my friend for backing out, and then not caring when I realized she…

  • This weekend I was going through my dance show DVDs from college, trying to find a certain number for a friend. (We were waxing nostalgic after seeing Heather Morris kick @$$ in the Britney Spears Glee episode last week — which, incidentally, my high school dance team captain was in too!) Then I decided to…

  • In addition to writing, one of my big passions is dance. This video encapsulates why: This video also shows why I love Melissa, Ade, and So You Think You Can Dance. It’s totally worth watching the responses from the judges as well (particularly Mia Michaels). Obviously as a writer I think words are worth a…