Posts Tagged ‘Professional Children’s School’

Searching for Downtown Prodigies: The Talented Ms. Filsoof

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By Beth Mellow “Now that I’m doing martial arts, I’m toughening up,” 16-year-old Rachel Filsoof joked. The actress, singer, dancer and Professional Children’s School junior has been training in mixed martial arts for the past three months for a film. The yet-to-be-titled picture will be released in theaters in 2013, and Filsoof has a lead [&hellip
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Searching for Downtown Prodigies: The Turning Point for Jesse Manning

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By Beth Mellow Almost three years ago, 14-year-old Jesse Manning moved to New York City with no family and the chance to pursue his passion: ballet. Originally from Orlando, Fla., Manning studied at the School of American Ballet near Lincoln Center for a summer as a young teen. The school was so impressed with him [&hellip
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The Language of Learning

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Drawing on theatrical background, Petersen dazzles new English speakers By Mary Stachyra Years ago, Erika Petersen dreamed of becoming an actress. She enrolled in the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, but dropped out to pursue acting full time. After her daughter was born, she decided that the out-of-town trips were too taxing and [&hellip
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