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Published: February 1, 2010
Category: profile

Broadway Soul Mates: Elizabeth Parkinson and Scott Wise

Elizabeth Parkinson and Scott Wise momentarily consider the most challenging part of leaving behind their Tony and Astaire Award-winning performance careers. Now full-time teachers at their school FineLine Theatre Arts, the married couple look into each other’s eyes and simultaneously reply, “Three-year-olds!”

Wise: “Those three-year-olds don’t care who you think you are.”

Parkinson: “It’s []

Published: September 1, 2006
Category: profile

Career Transitions: Lynne Calamia food stylist

By Rachel Straus

Lynne Calamia danced with Ballet Hispanico and the Broadway productions of Chicago, Cats, and Fosse. She Stopped dancing at age 34

” I wanted to quit dancing two years before I did. I didn’t want to move anymore. I wanted to be appreciated for more than how my body looked. I was []

Published: March 1, 2006
Category: career talk

Starting out: Dance program grads make the leap to professional life

By Rachel Straus

Some call it tunnel vision. Others speak of good timing. Many describe it as a matter of hedging one’s bets. Bellamy F. Eure’s journey from student at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts to professional dancer with Philadanco involved all of the above. Raised in a business minded family, Eure began weighing her []