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
What truly does it mean to be an American Ballerina? The idea of an American Ballerina isn’t far fetched at all, and actually since the cold war, America has become … Continue reading The American Ballerina: the 21st century prima
If Ballet Companies had an awards ceremony to go to, it would be the Golden Globes. It wouldn’t be the Oscars, even if it is the most glamorous event. This … Continue reading The Best of the Best… Ballet Company Awards 2014 (2013-2014 Season)
Tchaikovsky has the big three: the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and the Sleeping Beauty. Three epic ballets that tell the tale of fantasy, tragedy and happily ever afters. Every little girl … Continue reading Aurora in the Sleeping Boring… I mean beauty.
This one is for all of the parents who has a child starting out in ballet. (I have gotten a lot of e-mails asking a lot of really good questions, … Continue reading Baby Ballerinas, and the costs of being one.
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