Advice for Dancers: Family Matters

It’s been difficult to stay motivated to dance since my grandmother was hospitalized across the country. I used to give 110 percent of my attention to performing. Now it’s become hard to show up for class or remember choreography. I feel torn between my career and being with my family. Why can’t I get my act together? —Emotional Wreck, SanMore »

Fuel the Fire

What should you eat before a performance? It can be challenging to find foods that give you the right amount of energy without weighing you down. But what’s perfect for one person won’t necessarily work for another. Every dancer has to experiment to find their own ideal pre-performance menu.    Lauren Grant Dancer, Mark MorrisMore »

Working Out With Christopher Vo

The Broadway dancer teaches 12 fitness classes a week. Christopher Vo’s career redefines the term “impressive resumé.” He’s danced with Lar Lubovich, on TV’s “Smash,” in the national tour of Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away, and now appears in Broadway’s The King and I. But since graduating from Juilliard in 2008, he’s also maintained aMore »