Effacé, effacée [eh-fa-SAY/]. Shaded. One of the directions of épaulement (body directions to classify the arms, head, shoulders, legs in relation to the audience) in which the dancer stands at … Continue reading Notes on Effacé
Working super hard to finish on time… I am hoping that this project gets fully funded!! I am 10% there in a day! That’s super exciting. Thank You to everyone for … Continue reading A Ballet For Everyone… The Nutcracker
Officially launched A Ballet Education’s Kick Starter Campaign to see if we can make this book, and a series of ballet books happen! Thank you so much for your support. … Continue reading KICKSTART NUTCRACKER!
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. So much support is pouring in from all of you readers. Watching people respond has been more than beautiful. Hearing stories from around the … Continue reading Bringing The Nutcracker To Life…
If you are going to be racist, keep it to yourself. If you are going to be nasty and you are going to come for me, my friends, or my … Continue reading Why Race Will Always Matter in Ballet…
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There comes a point for a lot of dancers who have to make the choice of homeschooling. Ballet is so time-consuming, so there has to be a “give and take”. … Continue reading Should You Homeschool?
It is that time of year again… as cliché as that line is, in ballet, we cycle through each season and either love or dread this time of year. The … Continue reading Christmas Comes Early…
It’s here! The Guide to Pas De Deux!! The first book in the Ballet Education Standardized Ballet Training Curriculum. 24 pages of information including 15 illustrations, vocabulary and mapped out … Continue reading The Guide to Pas De Deux
While ballet has its often downfalls of lackluster performances and vague storylines, Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound Company delivers with a punch with After The Curtain. With cast of mainstreamed dancers, … Continue reading Shaping Sound… Shaping the way for dance
Happy Halloween Everyone! Okay, I know it is early, but I finished it on Instagram (@aballeteducation). Los Angeles was pretty successful and now I am in Arizona. I know everyone … Continue reading Spooky Ballet…
Another week done in Los Angeles… Three more days to go!! Working with the most talented kids in Southern California has been amazing. Working on very specific corrections, specifically like … Continue reading A Week Done
There is so much pressure in ballet when it comes to weight. But the stereotype isn’t just for women/girls. There is a ton of pressure for men/boys to also have … Continue reading A Personal Journey… and the struggle with weight… even for a man.
If you haven’t been watching, watch the replays. Go inside some of the world’s top companies and watch company class, rehearsals and great interviews with some of the most recognized … Continue reading Happy World Ballet Day!
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Slippers and Tutus generously gave A Ballet Education some product to Giveaway! Haven’t heard of them? Don’t worry, they are new. Their products are geared towards recreational dancers, specifically kids ages … Continue reading Slippers & Tutus Giveaway!
As featured in Issue 6: It is funny that people still think there is a lack of male dancers in the US industry right now. In my opinion, there is … Continue reading Top 5 Ballet Boys/Mens Programs (US)
They say when one door closes, another one opens. The problem with that saying is that sometimes you can’t just wait around for a door magically open. Sometimes you have to … Continue reading Inspired…
It is no secret that between physics, anatomy, and kinesiology, that ballet technique has literally been perfected to a science. Now, dancers are pushing their bodies even harder, pushing it … Continue reading Is ballet getting too good too fast?
(Personal Thoughts) Hurricanes, the YAGP, Prix de Lausanne, life and old friends. The past two weeks have been crazy. From evacuating Charleston to trying to figure out my life… From … Continue reading Just some thoughts…