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
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?
“Turn-out. Turn-out. Turn-out.” “Use what you have.” “I don’t see you even trying.” “What was that? That wasn’t even ballet.” All corrections we may have heard. Turn-out in ballet is … Continue reading When in Doubt… Turn Out
If you are ages 11+ and you are training in ballet, like seriously training… Not like the, I dance ballet twice a week, supplemented with 4 jazz classes, leaps and … Continue reading 5 things your teachers will never tell you… and they should
What is “good” ballet? I have been asked this a lot… and frankly I was avoiding this conversation as it is super subjective. It is like asking, “What is good … Continue reading What is Good Ballet?
A lot of you concerned parents and students have written in about summer programs… While some of you have already gotten your acceptance letters, and have made your choices; others … Continue reading The Big Five… (summer programs pt IV)
Male ballet dancers get the worst reputation… And there is a reason why… Honestly, it comes down to tights and a dance belt and for some reason that equates to … Continue reading Manly Ballet… 5 misconceptions about male ballet dancers