Tag Archives: First Position

Win a Copy of the Dance Memoir Taking Flight by Michaela and Elaine DePrince!

A crumpled, torn magazine photo of a ballerina sparked a 4-year-old orphan’s dream of becoming a professional dancer. That orphan … Continue reading

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Have a Dance Movie Marathon with Netflix!

Last night I was perusing Netflix for an educational documentary (okay, maybe I was really looking for a sappy rom … Continue reading

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The Return of Dance Theatre of Harlem

This Saturday is a very, very happy day for the dance world: The legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem will give … Continue reading

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Must-See Ballet Documentaries

This year’s documentary on Youth America Grand Prix, First Position, has been hogging all the limelight lately (understandably—it’s awesome! Read … 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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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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