Recent Publications

"Spectacular Choreographies of Mythic Proportion: Ricki Starr the Ballet Dancing Wrestler," Talking Bodies vol. II, Bodily Languages, Selfhood and Transgression, Palgrave Macmillan (2019).

Laura Katz Rizzo. ( 2019) Vol. 103 (3), “ The Case of The Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Joke Work in U.S. Pop Culture,” Journal of American Jewish History, pp. 17-20.

Interview in Dance Magazine, "The Sleeping Beauty Awakens in Philadelphia,"

Playbill Feature Article for Pennsylvania Ballet production of Sleeping Beauty, October 2017.

"Gold dust: Ricki Starr's Ironic Performances of the Queer Commodity in Popular Entertainment," Professional Wrestling and Performance, Routledge (2016).

“A Glorious Beginning,” Program Article for the inaugural performance of the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s June 6, 2015 performance, Playbill Magazine (2015).

"Dancing the Fairy Tale: Producing and Performing in the Sleeping Beauty," Temple University Press (2015).

Dance Teacher Magazine, “Your Student Wants a College Degree! Now what,” Featured Interviewee, (2013).

Critical Correspondence Movement Research Journal, Kariamu Welsh in Conversation with Laura Katz Rizzo, (2012).

“Vaganova’s Vision and the Development of Neoclassical Russian Ballet Training,” Dance Chronicle  Book Review, (2012) 

“Embodied History: The Cultural Revelations of Dancing Bodies in Their Times,” Dance Chronicle Book Review, (2009).

 Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, Generation BAM Study Guide for “Les Noces” and “Petrushka,” (2005).

Playbill Magazine, “The Pennsylvania Ballet’s Nutcracker Turns 35," (2003).