There comes a point for a lot of dancers who have to make the choice of homeschooling. Ballet is so time-consuming, so there has to be a “give and take”. … Continue reading Should You Homeschool?
In Ballet right now there are many women fighting their rightful way into leading positions in the ballet world. It isn’t enough now for these women to retire and become … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Women in Ballet
With the ballet season unfolding, and the 2016-2017 season being announced… it is time to start nominating the best of the best from around the world…. Feel free to either … Continue reading START YOUR NOMINATIONS!
Redlands Dance Theatre is a non profit organization dedicated to the arts in the Inland Empire. Your contribution, no matter the size, provides Redlands Dance Theatre the means to further the arts … Continue reading Redlands Dance Theatre
I’ve talked about ethnicity before, but now I am going to talk about it even more. Most of you probably won’t like what I have to say, so here is my … Continue reading Everybody is talking about ballet, but are we talking about the right thing?
Dear Dance Moms (and dads), I would just like to take the time today and say thank you. Thank you for forcing us to go to class when we didn’t … Continue reading For the Moms…
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
… 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
Seriously, wtf. In the world of ballet, there are tons of ballets that have been forgotten: the Pharaoh’s Daughter, Harlequinade, Les Saisons, and Le Daible Amoureux/Satanella (most noted for the … Continue reading Raymonda… wtf
Sugar Plums: 5 Awful Realities of the Nutcracker (The list of 5 Reasons why the Nutcracker won’t ever go away can be found by clicking here.) Sugared plums are probably … Continue reading Awful Realities of the Nutcracker
American Ballet Theatre is celebrating their 75th Season, and as they are preparing to come to come take residency in NYC, their rosters are set and the casting has been … Continue reading Leading Ladies of ABT… 2014-2015
Company Profile: The Joffrey Ballet Joffrey Ballet (click here) Location: Chicago, IL and to be exact, the Joffrey Tower 10 E. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601 Artistic Director: Ashley C. … Continue reading Company Profile: THe Joffrey Ballet
Ballet is dying. There is no other way to say it nicely, but it is an art form that reached its peak in 2000 or so. A part of tradition, … Continue reading Saving Ballet
So, when it comes to ballets I think there are always pre conceived notions as type casting, at the Artistic Director’s discretion (may or may not be a bad thing). … Continue reading Type Casting … pt 1
The Dream of Becoming a Prima Ballerina… It is sad to say that this is my first substantial post, a reality check for those who are starting to enter the … Continue reading Too many Claras… and every little girl’s dream