Top 5 Ballet Boys/Mens Programs (US)

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)

Inspired…

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…

What Makes a Good Ballet Teacher?

There are so many types of teachers out there, it is important that parents and students know what they are getting. After working across the United States and talking to … Continue reading What Makes a Good Ballet Teacher?

A Ballet Education’s National Trainee Program at American National Ballet

Hey everyone out there… I am super excited to announce that American National Ballet is letting me direct our National Trainee program for the 2017-2018 season. What does this mean? … Continue reading A Ballet Education’s National Trainee Program at American National Ballet

THE BEST OF THE BEST… TOP BALLET SCHOOLS OF 2017

I see London, I see France, where is the best education for dance? It is that time of year again as young hopeful ballet students decide where to go train … Continue reading THE BEST OF THE BEST… TOP BALLET SCHOOLS OF 2017

SPRING 2017 / In This Issue…

It is finally here… SPRING 2017! In This Issue: Mimi Tompkins of a Ballet Arizona photographed by Ashley Baker. The Top Ten Ballet Companies (2017 Edition) Notes on Cambré Collegiate … Continue reading SPRING 2017 / In This Issue…

A Night to Remember: Dance Theatre of Harlem

There are three types of quality dance performances. The first type of dance performance is the typical performance, strong technique, beautiful sets, and lavish costumes. It is entertaining, strong and shows … Continue reading A Night to Remember: Dance Theatre of Harlem

Ballet Under The Stars: Ballet Arizona

Ballet Arizona, a company I named to watch two years ago, performed under the stars last night in Goodyear at a lakeside park. It was gorgeous. It rained that morning, … Continue reading Ballet Under The Stars: Ballet Arizona

Saturday Morning Warm Ups

Every Saturday morning dancers around the world hear their alarm clocks go off and they want to die. The physical demand for a dancer is extremely high, but the emotional … Continue reading Saturday Morning Warm Ups