In the world of ballet, well the world of dance, everyone is throwing around the genre of contemporary ballet. But, what is contemporary ballet? If we look at the dance … Continue reading What is Contemporary Ballet?
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
I don’t know who Joanne Cowley is… or how she got away with it… so enjoy while you can… With debut performances by leads Tiler Peck, Amar Ramasar and Lauren … Continue reading BALANCHINE FEST!!! WATCH ASAP BEFORE IT GETS TAKEN DOWN LOL….
In today’s world of ballet, you have to be living under a rock not to know who Balanchine is. The opposite of that would be living in 1930 and thinking … Continue reading You know you trained Balanchine Part 3…
His face was pressed against in the glass, Fingers spread wide, tapping to the muffled sound of the music. His mind was racing back and forth between reality, and fantasy. … Continue reading Let the boy dance
If you didn’t know… before there was Symphony in C, Balanchine originally choreographed it as Le Palais di Cristal for Paris Opera… Set to Bizet’s symphony in C, with costumes … Continue reading Before there was Symphony in C…
Totally getting excited as we are getting ready to launch our first issue… It is a lot of hard work, and truth be told, I don’t know if it is … Continue reading Getting Ready For Summer: UPDATE
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE!! We have officially done 100 Blog Posts. As we approach our 1 year anniversary… We have a lot in store and we are so excited. Thank … Continue reading 100 POSTS
Some have fantasy football… I have fantasy ballet nights. If I were going to die, I would cash out everything I own and have one super star studded night of … Continue reading Dream Casting…
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
In the world of ballet, there are three languages. There is the language in which ballet was codified, French. Then there is the language in which interprets ballet, body language … Continue reading Ballet Vocabulary: Lesson 1
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