First Position Movie – Why it is a Must Get

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I first found out about the First Position Movie by reading the book Hope in a Ballet Shoe, which is the story of one of the dancers in the movie – Michaela DePrince. After a lot of searching, I finally managed to get myself a copy of this movie, and it is something that I … Read more

Ballet Costumes History Snippets

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I have always found ballet costumes history quite interesting. When you think of ballet costumes, tutus, leotards and pink tights normally come to mind, but it wasn’t always so simple. Here are some interesting snippets on some ballet costumes history for you. Early Ballet Costumes History Ballet dancing first took place mainly in Italy and … Read more

Ballet Dancer Feet – Why Feet are so Important in Ballet

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What do people mean when they say ‘ballet dancer feet’? In ballet, when you point your foot, the line from the top of your leg to the tip of your toes must curve down towards the floor as much as possible. The higher the arch in the foot, the more aesthetically pleasing you will look … Read more