The Rake’s Progress Ballet

the rakes progress ballet

The Rakes Progress Ballet is a short ballet done in six scenes. It was first performed by Vic-Wells Ballet at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre on the 20th of May 1935. The Choreography for The Rakes Progress was done by Ninette de Valois and the scenery and costumes by Rex Whistler after Hogarth. William Hogarth was the … Read more

Job Ballet Ninette de Valois

ballet ninette de Valois

Let’s find out more about Job Ballet Ninette de Valois choreographed which was first performed by Camargo Society, Cambridge Theatre in London on the 5th of July 1931. On the 22nd of September 1931, it entered the repertory of the Vic-Wells Ballet. The ballet is based on the Book of Job from the Hebrew Bible and was inspired by … Read more

Plank Exercises For Core Strength

plank exercises

Although it may seem simple, nothing beats plank exercises for core strength.  As it is very important for dancers to have core strength, this site wouldn’t be complete without some articles relating to the core strength that dancers need. Here are some great variations of the simple plank exercise that can get your core fit … Read more

How To Get An Assisted Stretching Certification

assisted stretching certification

If you are a dance teacher, I am sure you want to know the latest and safest techniques to stretch and strengthen your students. Thanks to the power of the internet, you can now get an assisted stretching certification online. The assisted stretching certification course I am going to tell you about was designed by … Read more

Pretty Ballet Leotards One Can Purchase Online

pretty ballet leotards

I love purchasing things online, as there is so much more of a selection than you would get walking into a small ballet stockist-type store. When I was growing up ballet leotards were all much of a muchness – black or pink and not much choice in style. Nowadays you can get such pretty ballet … Read more

Nutcracker Ballet Gift Ideas

Nutcracker gift ideas

Everybody loves the Nutcracker Ballet, and if you have a special somebody in your life that is ballet-mad, there could be the perfect gift for them in the form of Nutcracker Ballet Gifts.  Here are some wonderful Nutcracker Ballet Gift Ideas. Best of all, you can buy all these gifts online, hassle free. The wonderful … Read more

Some Really Interesting Facts About Ballet

interesting facts about ballet

Here are some amazing and interesting facts about ballet that you may or may not have ever known about. Ballet has been around for a long time and is one of the oldest surviving dance forms to date and it just keeps getting better and better, so you should find these interesting facts about ballet … Read more