A heartfelt thanks to my dedicated students at City Dance and Metronome and to my readers in Amherst, Austin, Baltimore, Beijing, Boston, Bujumbura, Buenos Aires, Capetown, Cebu, Chicago, Chifeng, Dallas, Dobbs Ferry, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Halifax, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta, Lewiston, Lima, London, Los Angeles, Macau, Madison, Manila, New Haven, New …Read more →
Cleaning out her closet, Ballet to the People unearthed these exquisite vintage tutus from the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. Their tags reveal that they were made by Grace Costumes and Barbara Matera, leading costumers for ballet, theatre, opera and film for over five decades, for renowned ballerinas including …Read more →
- To see how real people integrate ballet into their daily lives?
- When you need a French ballet term demystified?
- To get off-the-beaten-track suggestions for your ballet class playlist?
- When you want to know which is the scariest scene in all of classical ballet?
- To see an example of Italian fouettés
Having just hiked four days through cold and rain, covering 49 kilometres of the Inca Trail from Cuzco through the Andean cloud forest to Machu Picchu, Leah celebrates her arrival at …Read more →
In ballet class the final movement is always an elegant, choreographed bow or curtsy acknowledging the maestro, or accompanist.
Today, fewer and fewer classes offer live piano accompaniment, with teachers relying more on the iPod to provide the necessary musical inspiration. While traditionalists decry the encroachment of technology into …Read more →