As the YAGP moves on, the list gets smaller and smaller as tonight is the last night of competition. These 55 females, and 40 males will compete for the two … Continue reading YAGP… the final round…
There is something familiar, but something new and exciting here at the Youth America Grand Prix this year. Unlike the prior year, this year the first part of the competition … Continue reading GOOD MORNING from the YAGP!!
Mark your calendars… JUNE 1, 2018 What you have all been wanting… what you all have been asking for… what I have been endlessly working on… The final collection of … Continue reading It is Officially Here…
In less than a week I will be off to the YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX! What does that mean? It’s time to tune into my INSTAGRAM (@aballeteducation) and follow me … Continue reading Time for YAGP FINALS!!!
Ballet is hard. Really hard. No matter how ballet has progressed, the fundamentals of ballet have always stayed the same: turnout, pointed feet, and becoming something unattainable and unimaginable. Yes, … Continue reading Notes on Demi Plié
Hello there A Ballet Education readers, Last year you were able to help me get to the YAGP, and as a result I was able to further A Ballet Education. … Continue reading Help Kids go to the YAGP
Now booking master classes and setting variations for April, May and June 2018. Class focuses include: Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Ballet Technique Some more Ballet Technique Pointe, Pointe, and some … Continue reading Now Booking April, May and June 2018
It is time to start nominating your favorite dance companies for A Ballet Education’s Company Awards!! Okay everyone, it is time to start compiling data and preparing for YAGP finals… … Continue reading It is time to start nominating & voting
Known for the impressive pirouette diagonal, this variation is a favorite among young dancers at competition. This variation comes the ballet Le Corsaire, and from the Odalisque Pas de Trois. … Continue reading Notes on Odalisque Pas De Trois… variation 3
Known for those insane sissones with that insane cambré back and attitude position or as contemporary dancers call them firebirds, Kitri Act I was made for the “jumping girl”. Commonly … Continue reading Notes on Kitri, ACT I
Whether you are twelve or twenty, this variation is one of the most recognizable variations for those who have danced. For a lot, this variation was the first variation they … Continue reading Notes on Cupid
Issue 10 An inside look at Jillian Davis and her extraordinary journey in dance. Standing at 6’2″, overcoming injury, and dancing with grace, ABE is proud to have her on … Continue reading ISSUE 10!