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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Glenn Allen Sims and Linda Celeste Sims in Mauro Bigonzetti's Festa Barroca. Photo by Nan Melville, Courtesy Ailey.

If you don’t have big Valentine’s Day plans tonight, not to worry—we’ve got romance-filled reading material to keep you company. Below are a few of our favorite articles from the DM archives on couples who came together through their passion for dance, from Stella Abrera and Sascha Radetsky of American Ballet Theatre to Olivier Wevers (former Pacific Northwest Ballet principal) and his husband Lucien Postlewaite. We think that Nancy Wozny's "Gotta Dance," on what dancers have given up for their one true love, fits right in too.

Putting a Ring On It: Three couples on being married and dancing, Feb. 2012

Dancers in Love: Luke Miller and Darrin Wright, Dec. 2008

Dancers in Love: Luis Cerrano and Katia Carranza, Feb. 2008


Passionate Partnerships, Feb. 2007

Romance in Dance: Seven personal pas de deux, Feb. 2005

Gotta Dance: Five stories from professionals on what they gave up for their art
,  June 2012