Tag Archives: Ballet

Banish Bad Barre Behavior

Have you ever done a gorgeous développé at the barre while holding on so hard your knuckles turned white—then become … Continue reading

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Breeze Through Your Brise!

The Bluebird variation in Sleeping Beauty is always a crowd pleaser. After a pas de deux with Princess Florine, the … Continue reading

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Meet Clara

You might not guess it if you saw her perform today, but Elizabeth Gaither of The Washington Ballet started her … Continue reading

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Pointe Shoes 101

I slept in my first pair of pointe shoes. At least, I tried to sleep in them. I actually woke … Continue reading

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Triumph Over Double Tours

It’s the end of the variation and you’ve just finished two minutes of jumping and turning that would make even … Continue reading

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School Buzz: Ballet On Campus

Ballet On Campus Many colleges lack ballet-oriented dance departments. So these two new student-run companies took it upon themselves to … Continue reading

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