Tag Archives: Ballet

Ballerinas in Wedding Dresses. Swoon.

Oh my gosh, ladies. Wedding dresses. Pointe shoes. WEDDING DRESSES AND POINTE SHOES. I think I just lost my mind. … Continue reading

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Sad News from Seattle

Wouldn’t it be great if our favorite dancers could just continue dancing forever? I mean, retirement, shmetirement—we can’t bear to … 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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Letter to My Teenage Self: Lesley Rausch

For dancers who dream of perfect feet, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Lesley Rausch may be the ultimate poster girl. But it’s … Continue reading

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When Surgery Is Your Only Option

For dancers, the decision to undergo surgery can be frightening. The time spent in recovery seems like an eternity when … Continue reading

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From the Window to Walls: Emily Kikta’s Apartment Ballet

Dancer problem #472: Every time you see an empty space—whether it’s a roof top or a basketball court—your mind’s eye … Continue reading

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