Second Position is usually noted as the easiest position of the five as it has the least amount of pressure on the hips and knees, but lately I have been … Continue reading Notes on Second Position / Perfect Symmetry
Hey everyone, apparently more people wanted in on the BETA testing group of A Ballet Education’s Technique Trackers… So, I have ordered another round to be printed and shipped out … Continue reading Technique Trackers Printed…
Fifth position: home base. This position can be the best feeling in the world, or it can be your worst enemy. It is painfully beautiful, gives you the longest leg … Continue reading Notes on Fifth Position
FAT PANDA TECHNIQUE TRACKERS ARE HERE!!! Last chance to buy the digital download day planners… they will all be disappearing very soon… The 2018-2019 Season Planner will be coming out … Continue reading Last Chance for Day Planners
Programs associated with companies are great, and in fact, necessary, especially if you are in that upper age bracket (17-19). But, are these programs the best for that … Continue reading 5 Summer Programs You Can’t Miss Out On!
Ballet is busy! Most professional dancers are the middle of the busiest time of year for a company. Most students are in the middle of auditions and preparing for the … Continue reading How is your week?
Pull out your Gel Pens like it is 2001! A Ballet Education Day Planner Kits are now available and ready to use right away. Just click to buy, download, print and … Continue reading Ballet Day Planner Kits!!!
Well known and formerly respected ballet teacher, Viktor Kabaniaev, was arrested for 16 counts of sexually assaulting a child under 14. If you don’t know him, he was the coach … Continue reading Ballet Teacher Arrested on 16 counts…
For some, dancing in a company isn’t enough. A new and growing trend in professional ballet careers is the Freelance Ballet Dancer. This isn’t an easy feat, either. You can’t … Continue reading Fall in Love with Adi and Taras
Hello beautiful people, Happy Saturday! David is a gentleman and a gem (I like this a little better than scholar) for letting me be a guest writer not only once, … Continue reading Unrequited Love
Hey ABE Readers, I have been getting a huge influx of emails regarding summer intensives and asking for advice about auditions, where to go, and concerns that are growing in … Continue reading A Ballet Talk: Summer Intensives
A few new things are finally here at A Ballet Education! The first thing up is, I am putting up a bunch of videos on Youtube. I promise that … Continue reading NEW @ A BALLET EDUCATION
Controversies aside… who is actually running ballet? It is funny, as a gay man in ballet to look at what is being written in the press about ballet, and how … Continue reading Are Men Actually Running Ballet?
As the first real work week has unfolded, I have been dying… I am still behind from Nutcracker… but for the mosts part, things are managing out pretty well. This … Continue reading Trying to Survive a Week…
It seems, as of late, the majority of emails coming in, at the moment, revolve around cross-training… and it isn’t just parents writing in. It is studio owners, colleagues, and … Continue reading How Much Should You Cross-Train for Ballet?
Okay, I know it isn’t monday… but I couldn’t come up with a title… and I found myself surrounded by David Hallberg today. The International Ballerino: David Hallberg From Arizona … Continue reading Mancrush Monday: David Hallberg
It is the first week of 2018, and it already has me thinking… a lot. Between Peter Martins retiring, YAGP Philadelphia being postponed, YAGP Seattle underway, new job offers, new … Continue reading This Week In Ballet…
Happy New Year! Sorry I haven’t posted, after Nutcracker I needed a long vacation and removal from the world of ballet. So, I am back, and as requested and promised … Continue reading Ballet Shoes 411 for Boys
Hey ABE readers, guess what? Guest post. I think this book is really relevant to ballet dancers both professional and training. Sometimes we get lost in our work and sometimes … Continue reading A Ballet Mindset…
There has been quite a great amount of exceptional ballet out there lately… and thankfully a lot of it has been recorded on film. Here are my 10 movies that … Continue reading 10 Ballet Movies You Should Own…