Let’s Look Back At Picasso Parade Ballet

parade ballet

The Parade Ballet was first performed by Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on the 18th of May 1917. It is also known as Picasso Parade Ballet and it was a surrealistic ballet done in one act. The Libretto was done by Jean Cocteau, the choreography by Leonide Massine, the … Read more Let’s Look Back At Picasso Parade Ballet

Who Was Leonide Massine?

Leonide Massine

Leonide Massine, who was also known as Leonid Massine was a famous Russian choreographer and ballet dancer. Leonide Massine created the world’s first symphonic ballet, which was called Les Présages, and then many others in the same vein. Leonide Massine Life Story There is a little confusion about the year that Leonide Massine was born. Some … Read more Who Was Leonide Massine?

Ballet Tips For Beginners

ballet tips for beginners

If you are looking at starting ballet classes, especially as an adult, you will probably be looking for ballet tips for beginners, so these are some of my tips on how to start training for ballet, especially if you start when you are older than the normal age of five. If you are an adult … Read more Ballet Tips For Beginners

Competitive Dance Competitions – The Good And The Bad!

competitive dance competitions

In this post I want to look at competitive dance competitions, who should be doing them and if there are any advantages to taking part in these. Competitive Dance Competitions have been around forever, but in recent years there has been a huge spike in these competitions with more and more of them opening every … Read more Competitive Dance Competitions – The Good And The Bad!

Ballet Games For Dance Class – Make Your Dance Classes More Fun

As a teacher of ballet, it is always useful to have some ballet games for dance class that you can use on occasion to make your lessons more fun for the little ones, and also to give them a break from concentrating on technique all the time. If you incorporate ballet games for dance class, … Read more Ballet Games For Dance Class – Make Your Dance Classes More Fun