The love affair a ballerina has with her pointe shoes is torrid but beautiful. Find out which pointe shoe is a match made in heaven for four Houston Ballet dancers, and how each breaks in her shoes.
Miko Fogarty appeared in the award-winning 2011 ballet documentary “First Position” and has accumulated awards from prestigious dance competitions such as YAGP, the Prix de Lausanne, the Varna International Ballet Competition, and the Moscow International Ballet Competition. She chats with us about her hobbies, cross-training, and more.
Kathryn Morgan became an apprentice with New York City Ballet at age 17. She was promoted to soloist at age 21. But, the following year, she was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism- an underactive thyroid. Kathryn was forced to put dancing on hold and focus on her health. Read our interview with Kathryn.
Born in Cuba, Adiarys Almeida defected from her home country and later stepped away from company life and Boston Ballet with her partner on stage and in life, Joseph Gatti, becoming a freelance guest artist. She talks about the transition and her dream role in this interview with A Dancer’s Days’, Rhiannon Pelletier.
Planning a big project? Boston choreographer Anna Reyes shares the tips she wishes she knew before embarking on her debut dance film, “the good parts of being alive.”
It pays to know a little more about a competition company, its judges, and its philosophies, so have a look at LEAP! National Dance Competition in this interview with executive director, Drew Vamosi.