LEAP in the News

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

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