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?

5 things your teachers will never tell you… and they should

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?

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?

The Big Five… (summer programs pt IV)

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)

Manly Ballet… 5 misconceptions about male ballet dancers

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