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…

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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

CORPS DE BALLET CONFESSIONAL: Alaia Rogers-Maman

If you follow ballet competitions and the budding young talent in the ballet world, you have heard of her. Her photos are all over Instagram, and her videos have been … Continue reading CORPS DE BALLET CONFESSIONAL: Alaia Rogers-Maman

LET ME BE A SWAN… any swan… company contracts

      The waiting game… From January until May, sometimes even longer, dancers ages 17ish-22ish wait anxiously for the ultimate business goal: A CONTRACT. For some dancers, there is … Continue reading LET ME BE A SWAN… any swan… company contracts