Tag Archives: Ballet

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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Dancing with the (Ballet) Stars

Did you catch former American Ballet Theatre principal Jose Manuel Carreño on “Dancing with the Stars” last night? The last … Continue reading

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Michaela DePrince

Ballerinas aren’t often described as powerful. Strong? Maybe. Dynamic? Sure. But when you watch 17-year-old Michaela DePrince, a student at … 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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