Category Archives: Ballet

The Importance of Epaulement

It describes the elegant sweep of Irina Dvorovenko’s neck, it can mean the subtle difference between automaton and artist—and without … Continue reading

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Giving Comps Credit

If you can’t make it to Boston to see Melissa Hough dance, do a YouTube search and you’ll find she’s … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s Vanessa Zahorian Talks About Dancing Aurora

Vanessa Zahorian has been on the fast track ever since she joined San Francisco Ballet in 1997. She attained the … Continue reading

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Improve Your Fouettes

It’s been haunting your dreams since you could say the words “Swan Lake.” It’s a rite of passage, a moment … Continue reading

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Backstage Before Showtime

Jennifer Goodman, a seasoned member of The Joffrey Ballet, tells DS how she prepares for her role as Helena in … Continue reading

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