Inspired…

They say when one door closes, another one opens. The problem with that saying is that sometimes you can’t just wait around for a door magically open. Sometimes you have to … Continue reading Inspired…

BIG NEWS! BIG THINGS! Just simply… well, BIG

Things have been happening so fast over here at a Ballet Education. Things have been coming in left and right, up and down. It is kind of chaotic. Between doodling … Continue reading BIG NEWS! BIG THINGS! Just simply… well, BIG

Notes on the Ideal Arabesque & Getting it Higher… part 1

In ballet, there is one position above all others. It is the dreaded, gorgeous and controversial placement known as arabesque. There are a million ways to approach and improve arabesque, but … Continue reading Notes on the Ideal Arabesque & Getting it Higher… part 1

The Top Ten Ballet Companies (2017 Edition)

Ballet is progressing at such a fast rate that it seems impossible to keep up with all of the changes. This year, the idea of ballet has shifted even more. … Continue reading The Top Ten Ballet Companies (2017 Edition)

And the envelope please… a Ballet Education’s Ballet Awards 2016

Each year as the season ends a history disappears. As a dancer, it means that the applause is over, that all of your hard work, hours of rehearsals, performances and … Continue reading And the envelope please… a Ballet Education’s Ballet Awards 2016

Creative Collaborations: Ballet Theatre of Indiana

There is no question that ballet companies at large have a hard time managing their financial situations… Because of this, it causes companies to fold or collapse, and it is … Continue reading Creative Collaborations: Ballet Theatre of Indiana

65 MUST SEE BALLETS…. for the beginner ballet audience…

It is really hard to keep up with ballet repertory especially when choreographers are putting out brilliant works left and right. I mean this year alone we had like 50 … Continue reading 65 MUST SEE BALLETS…. for the beginner ballet audience…

corps de ballet confessional: Elizabeth Weldon of Ballet West

By reputation, ballerinas are these willowy, elongated creatures that are unobtainable… That could pretty much sums up Elizabeth Weldon, a corps de ballet member at TV’s most popular ballet company, … Continue reading corps de ballet confessional: Elizabeth Weldon of Ballet West