To Darn or Not to Darn…

There are so many tips out there to make pointe shoes last longer, to make your feet look better, and to reduce noise. Sometimes, we forget to pass these secrets … Continue reading To Darn or Not to Darn…

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The Corps de Ballet Confessional…

You were the best one at your local school, and then you went to a professional school, and you basically kicked ass. Teachers fawned over you. You excelled in the … Continue reading The Corps de Ballet Confessional…

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…

The Guide To Pointe Work

The Guide to Pointe Work is a short, to the point, and informative booklet about pointe technique. Everything from pointe shoes to ribbons, fit, and how to’s, the Guide to … Continue reading The Guide To Pointe Work

Everybody is talking about ballet, but are we talking about the right thing?

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?

ONE YEAR: a Ballet Education

I can’t believe this blog has survived a year. Ballet at a glance in a year: Misty Copeland and Stella Abrera became the first of their respective ethnicities to ever … Continue reading ONE YEAR: a Ballet Education