Students from Houston Ballet Academy and the school’s director, Shelly Power share tips and advice on picking a summer dance intensive that’s the perfect fit.
The History of The Royal Ballet School at a Glance
A brief overview of the history and founding of The Royal Ballet School, as established by Ninette de Valois during the early 20th century, as well as information on a new lecture series that examines the French, Italian, Danish and Russian Schools, and how they influenced the development of the English School method of training.
Perm School Or Bust
Noa Erlitzki is a young ballerina with a dream. She is the first Israeli to be accepted to study at Perm State Ballet School in Russia and is one of only a few students from America to be granted this opportunity. Find out more about her journey past, present, and future in this exclusive interview.
Teacher’s Top Three: Ballet Movies
Every dancer has their favorite dance movies and documentaries. Juliette Clark, a dedicated ballet teacher and dance blogger at BalletScoop, offer her top three in the ballet genre, explaining their usefulness in the classroom as well as why they inspire her. See if you share Juliette’s enthusiasm for these titles and list your own favorites!
Ballet and Sacrifice: More Than One Story; More Than One Definition
Did you catch “I Sacrificed Everything for Ballet” in the March issue of Seventeen? Guest Melanie Doskocil helps balance the view with some straight talk about ballet training for a career, inviting readers to weigh in with their thoughts on sacrifice, crossing the line, and how to prevent the pitfalls of elite training.