Ballet for the Older Dancer… prologue

Ballet for the Older Dancer… prologue Today, I decided I am going to get back in shape, not to be a professional dancer again, but to lose the weight I … Continue reading Ballet for the Older Dancer… prologue

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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)

Ballet Vocabulary: Lesson 1

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

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

8 Ballet Schools that most people don’t know about, but should… (international)

Víctor Ullate Centro de Danza, Madrid, Spain (click here) Academie Princesse Grace, Montecarlo, Monaco (click here) Ellison Ballet, New York City, United States (click here) The John Cranko School. Stuttgart, Germany (click … Continue reading 8 Ballet Schools that most people don’t know about, but should… (international)

The Beast that is the Nutcracker…

In the repertory of classical ballets, there is one ballet that trumps them all. It isn’t number one because of the physical demands, and it is definitely not number one … Continue reading The Beast that is the Nutcracker…