Mancrush Monday: David Hallberg

Okay, I know it isn’t monday… but I couldn’t come up with a title… and I found myself surrounded by David Hallberg today. The International Ballerino: David Hallberg From Arizona … Continue reading Mancrush Monday: David Hallberg

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

This week in Ballet News…

This week was a super exciting week in ballet world… Boston Ballet opened Onegin. NYCB closed their season with killer black and white ballets. PNB and Houston Ballet took on … Continue reading This week in Ballet News…

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… the top 10 ballet companies in the world

With the Oscars around the corner, it means it is time for a Ballet Education’s award season. With that about to happen, after two years of hesitantly writing a list of actual top ten companies… I have given in.

Not Bad.

After two hip surgeries, and not dancing in like 5 years, and gaining like 20 pounds… Exploring Arabesque on the beach while storming… On another note, I hope you had … Continue reading Not Bad.

Ballet Needs to Stop Making Me Mad Late at Night…

#BLOOP … Tonight I was reminded why I started my blog…. (https://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. … Continue reading Ballet Needs to Stop Making Me Mad Late at Night…

The Guide to Fierceness

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ABT is campaigning hard… too hard…

It isn’t a surprise that ABT has been campaigning hard for their 75th anniversary… but for Pointe magazine to have back to back ABT covers…. kind of fishy… I love … Continue reading ABT is campaigning hard… too hard…

Fantastic Five: 5 Really Great Male Variations

In the world of ballet, variations define a dancer’s career. As artists a variation is the one moment where technique, artistry and years of daunting rehearsals finally meet. A 2-3 Act … Continue reading Fantastic Five: 5 Really Great Male Variations

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: MAY 15

ABT’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY! CLICK THE LINK BELOW… GORGEOUS VIDEO!!! YOU MIGHT DIE!!! http://www.wsj.com/video/exclusive-clip-american-ballet-theatre-a-history/52FAA9EA-5642-4E18-AECF-B7E52B56D45A.html PBS will be adding American Ballet Theatre to their American Masters series! Take a look at 75 … Continue reading MARK YOUR CALENDAR: MAY 15

BIG THINGS FOR A BALLET EDUCATION

So, I have decided to launch a few big things for a Ballet Education, and I hope they are helpful… But, unfortunately it will take a little bit of capitol. … Continue reading BIG THINGS FOR A BALLET EDUCATION

The Return: A Ballet Education

… I thought I was going to be giving this up, and I thought I would leave my nightly rants to Facebook… BUT THEN a ballet company finally replied to … Continue reading The Return: A Ballet Education

5 Ballet Techniques that make me melt

In today’s world of dance we applaud ridiculous extension, turns that never end, and jumps that defy gravity. Or, we celebrate mediocrity. Either way, it doesn’t do it for me. … Continue reading 5 Ballet Techniques that make me melt

May the odds be ever in your favor… Prix de Lausanne

Well, it seems like human nature that we watch kids rise to glory, or fail miserably. In fact, over the past week, I have been glued to my computer watching … Continue reading May the odds be ever in your favor… Prix de Lausanne