Notes on Demi Plié

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, these are the fundamentals, but the principals that ballet is based on have constantly changed throughout the decades to progress the technique. The first of …

Getting it together…

So, this week in ballet has been a great one. Tomorrow, National Ballet of Canada will premier Le Petit Prince which is almost completely sold out. Houston Ballet has been killing their triple bill program. And I am super behind with everything… But this week, a lot of my collaborative efforts paid off, so for me, this week …

Ballet Needs to Stop Making Me Mad Late at Night…

#BLOOP … Tonight I was reminded why I started my blog…. (http://aballeteducation.com/2014/07/07/firstpost) Then… as the 2015-2016 season is being announced, once again I am like flabbergasted and irritated with ballet. Here is what is irritating me tonight, at 5 AM. Preface: I am up all night because on October 3rd I will be partnering up …