5 reasons we fell in love with ballet

Everything is beautiful at the ballet… Edward Kleban said it all in his lyrics for A Chorus Line… When we were younger something resonated with us and sparked the passion … Continue reading 5 reasons we fell in love with ballet

You Know it’s Nutcracker Season when…

Between the holiday Starbucks cup fiasco and preparing for Black Friday sales, the ballet world is faced with our dreaded but magical annual tradition of The Nutcracker. Every year around … Continue reading You Know it’s Nutcracker Season when…

Nutcracker Tee 1: SNOW SCENE SELFIE

It always amused me watching the girls come back downstairs to the dressing room after snow scene in Nutcracker… Their lip gloss would catch all of the nasty paper/plastic/glitter snow… … Continue reading Nutcracker Tee 1: SNOW SCENE SELFIE

Sugar Plums Fairies: The Women of NYCB

With Nutcracker in a frenzy and taking up my Facebook feed, I am always surprised by the wondrous NYCB, headed by Peter Martins. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t agree … Continue reading Sugar Plums Fairies: The Women of NYCB

the nuttiness of nutcracker…

I have posted many posts about Nutcracker, but I am going to do a couple more before the season is over haha: https://aballeteducation.com/2014/07/08/too-many-claras-and-every-little-girls-dream/ https://aballeteducation.com/2014/08/24/the-beast-that-is-the-nutcracker/ https://aballeteducation.com/2014/09/16/awful-realities-of-the-nutcracker/ While the Nutcracker is a … Continue reading the nuttiness of nutcracker…

Awful Realities of the Nutcracker

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