Tag Archives: Ballet

The Technique Question

In today’s ballet world, dancers need to be adaptable. Long gone are the days when a few big companies would danceMore »

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Crazy Moments in Pointe Shoe History

Ah, pointe shoes: We love those beautiful, glamorous torture devices! But pointework didn’t always look or feel the way itMore »

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Shades of Spring

From pretty pinks to hues of blue, these pastel pieces will freshen up your ballet classwear.  

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My Perfect Shoes

Six ballerinas discuss why they love their pointe shoes. Yuriko Kajiya, Principal, Houston Ballet Foot type: Wide and flat, with longMore »

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Bun of Steel

The quest for the perfect ballet bun is basically never-ending. How can you make sure your do stays firmly inMore »

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From Barre to Center

She just retired as a principal with Pacific Northwest Ballet, but as a teenager, Maria Chapman struggled to gain controlMore »

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