Cinderella Ballet Story

cinderella ballet story

Cinderella has been a popular story for over a hundred years, but it was only turned into a ballet after 1945, when Sergei Prokofiev finished writing the musical score.  The Cinderella Ballet Story has different versions, but the synopsis below is the most popular. Fredrick Ashton was the first person to stage a full-length Cinderella ballet … Read more

How To Do A Pirouette or Even Multiple Pirouettes

How to do a pirouette

All dancers dream of doing spectacular multiple pirouettes, but how to do a pirouette – that is a good question.  Perfect pirouettes require many hours of practice and dedication. What Is A Pirouette? A Pirouette is a turn in place, on one leg en releve (ball of your foot or full pointe).  There are various … Read more

Dance Career Opportunities – What If I Am Not a Good Enough Dancer?

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As you probably know, it takes a lot to make it as a dancer, especially a ballet dancer.  But did you know that there are many more Dance Career Opportunities that are on offer for those that don’t have those perfect ballet bodies, or the skills to match. A lot of dancers would love a … Read more

How To Improve Ballet Technique

how to improve ballet technique

How to improve ballet technique and having perfect Ballet Technique is a quest that all dancers are aiming for, as without good technique, your ballet dancing won’t look like it should. In this blog post, I will explain what ballet technique is and will explain how to improve ballet technique. What Is Ballet Technique You can … Read more

Ballet Pilates Ellen Barrett

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Doing Ballet Pilates Ellen Barrett is an excellent idea, as the benefits for dancers are wonderful and beneficial.  Pilates lengthens, strengthens and tones the entire body, and that is why it is so good for ballet dancers. Is Ballet Pilates Ellen Barrett For Ballet Dancers Only? Pilates is excellent for ballet dancers, but the best … Read more