Tag Archives: Ballet

2012 Cover Model Search Finalist: Hannah Bettes

If you pictured a dream ballet dancer, you’d be seeing Hannah Bettes. The 16-year-old has gorgeous facility: impossible, effortless flexibility … Continue reading

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Legends of the Fall

We all have nightmare stories about falling onstage. Mine happened when I was 16, dancing my first real soloist role … Continue reading

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet is Picture Perfect

I have a confession: I’ve been a dancer my whole life and a dance editor for 3 years, and, until … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars

How amazing is the treasure trove of dance videos available online? This morning, DS editor Michael Bailey stumbled upon a … Continue reading

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Be First in Line for First Position

It’s official: First Position is now playing in a theater near you, and it may just be your new favorite … Continue reading

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In Which We Discover that Ballet Can Improve Body Checking

For years we’ve heard about football players taking ballet classes to improve their flexibility and agility. It’s a trend I … Continue reading

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