LEAP in the News

"LEAP bends over backwards to help students." — The Los Angeles Times

Conversations on Dance Podcast

Hosts Rebecca King Ferraro and Michael Sean Breeden interview LEAP Associate Director Stephanie Miller.


The Washington Post

Profile on Washington Ballet dancer and LEAP Student Nardia Boodoo, December 2019


Pointe Magazine

LEAP Founder, Claire Sheridan, discusses her vision for the program at it's inception, as well as in it's 20th Anniversary year, October 2019


Dance Network TV

LEAP Profile, January 2019


Dance Magazine

LEAP Alum Gillian Murphy among the first ballet dancers invited into Harvard Business School's Crossover into Business Program, October 2018


Dance Europe Magazine 

ABT Soloist Thomas Forster talks about his experience as a LEAP student, July 2018


Dance Magazine

Dr. Linda Hamilton recommends the LEAP Program in her "Advice for Dancers, May 2018 


New York Times

American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer, Gillian Murphy, graduates from LEAP Program, May 2018


Pointe Magazine

Candace Thompson features San Francisco Ballet Soloist and LEAP Student Julia Rowe, October 2016


The Huffington Post

Interview with Lee Wilson, whose LEAP Senior Project evolved into the book Rebel on Pointe, published by University Press of Florida, October 2014


Dance Magazine

Featuring LEAP alum Sarah Van Patten on the cover, September 2013


The Contra Costa Times

Covers LEAP's first travel course to Cape Town South Africa, July 2011


The New York Times

Calls former LEAP Director Mark Bairds speech one of the "evening's most compelling moments" at the gala benefit for Career Transition for Dancers, October 2008


Dance Magazine

Making it Happen: LEAPing Toward Change


Dance Spirit Magazine

Making School Work, September 2011


The New York Times

Pairing Ballet with a Bachelor's Degree, November 2007


Dancer Magazine

LEAP: Dancing by Degrees, April 2005


The Chronicle of Higher Education 

Preparing for Life After the Last Pirouette, June 2007