Category Archives: Ballet

Learning to Fly

As The Nutcracker’s familiar “Waltz of the Flowers” theme swells to its exciting finale, Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Martina Chavez gathers … Continue reading

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Dancing Forsythe

There I stood, center stage, during a performance of William Forsythe’s In the middle, somewhat elevated. Rehearsals for the ballet … Continue reading

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Ballet Goes Couture

The ballet and fashion worlds collide this month in NYC with a one-time-only gala at Lincoln Center kicking off New … Continue reading

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A Show of Hands

You’re at the ballet, and a dancer catches your eye. She’s got strength, charisma and a beautiful movement quality—but there’s … Continue reading

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My First Summer Intensive

You’re about to head to your first summer intensive. Congrats! You’re on your way to a life-changing experience. But right … Continue reading

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Wrap Artist

Sur le cou-de-pied (French for “on the neck of the foot”) can be so confusing. Sometimes it’s wrapped. Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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