Category Archives: Ballet

The Tools of the Trade

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2015 Dance Resolution Calendar

This year, make your dance resolutions last by sticking to a set calendar. We asked four pros to submit important … Continue reading

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Perfect Penchées

When done well, a serene penchée can be magical. But while it’s meant to look effortless, the extended arabesque is … Continue reading

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Dancing Bournonville

When I first started learning August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano pas de deux as a young student, I figured … Continue reading

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Shooting Star: Whitney Jensen

There’s a sort of old-world elegance about Boston Ballet’s Whitney Jensen. With her willowy frame and porcelain-doll face, she looks … Continue reading

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Mastering Adagio

In Act II of Giselle, the ballerina stands center stage and dances an adagio—without a partner. She has to control … Continue reading

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