A Ballet Education by David King

Ballet Consultant & Taste Maker

Building brands and dancers one day at a time.

Over the last ten years, you have trusted me as one of the top dance resources online, and now A Ballet Education is coming into a new phase.

A Ballet Education is a FREE online resource for teachers, parents, and students looking for answers. Over the last ten years A Ballet Education has curated a blog, a magazine, a podcast, a ballet school, a consulting and marketing firm, the ballet planner and more.

Now, A Ballet Education is focusing on curating looks, fashion, and inspiration.

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  • Dear Readers

    Dear Readers

    Dear Readers, After ten years, it is time to say goodbye to A Ballet Education. A Ballet Education will be keeping up with the times, and as of September 1, 2023, I will no longer be publishing articles, editorials, and written content. Everything will be switching over to A Ballet Education’s The Ballet Directory, a…

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    Every four years, dancers from all four corners of the world migrate to, not New York City or London, but Jackson, Mississippi for the USA International Ballet Competition Jackson. This prestigious competition comes around, and young dancers and professional dancers come together for a two week long competition. Recently, the finalists were announced and dominating…

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  • The Top 10 Cringiest Dance Films

    The Top 10 Cringiest Dance Films

    Some of the worst dance films out there. Just sayin.

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  • YAGP 2023 Stats & Report

    YAGP 2023 Stats & Report

    You survived, sort of. While most people will be recovering and paying off the debt they incurred for the Youth America Grand Prix finals for the next month or so, a question is going to cross one’s mind, “Was it worth it?” If you missed out via instagram live, we polled, we crunched the numbers…

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  • And the winners of the 2023 Youth America Grand Prix are…

    And the winners of the 2023 Youth America Grand Prix are…

    The 24th annual Youth America Grand Prix finals are officially over. This means there were some big wins, big losses, but most importantly: ballet world has chosen their top dancers of the 2022-2023 season. The big win was no surprise as it went to Prix de Lausanne winner Fabrizzio Ulloa Cornejo (16) from Ballet Theater…

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  • YAGP Junior Final Round

    YAGP Junior Final Round

    Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year…. Youth America Grand Prix Final Rounds have arrived once again in Tampa, FL. Another season of hard work, tenacity, wins, losses, heartbreaks, and success stories is entering its last chapter.

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